April 27th, 2021
The Commonwealth encompasses some of the world’s poorest nations. The CPA advances health, promotes wellbeing and improves education for the benefit of the people of the Commonwealth. We support the development of safe and effective systems of medicines management, healthier lifestyles, and the reduction of health inequalities. We achieve this through building strong collaborative networks, partnering with member organizations to improve the quality of pharmacy practice and creating platforms for the dissemination of knowledge about pharmaceutical sciences and professional practice.
The Commonwealth Health Professions and Partners Alliance (CHPA) host a policy forum each year in conjunction with the Commonwealth Health Ministers’ meeting.
This year’s edition has been organised by the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association in partnership with the CHPA and we hereby extend an invitation for you to participate.
For healthcare professionals looking to get their recommendations across to the government, the Civil Society Policy Forum is a great place to pitch it, as the recommendations provided at the forum will be feeding directly into the Commonwealth health ministers’ meeting later in the week.
The platform launches the Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme, with content developed by the CwPAMS programme, Funded by the UK aid Fleming Fund to tackle antimicrobial resistance globally. Antimicrobial resistance is recognised as a global threat and pharmacists can play a bigger role to help raise AMR through AMS programmes. The platform is specifically designed for low- and middle-income (LMIC) nations.Find out more here
The Commonwealth Pharmacists Association announces the launch of a training video to support local pharmacy teams in the production of World Health Organisation formula alcohol-based hand sanitiser.
This training resource (consisting of an animation and associated interviews) has been produced to support Infection Prevention and Control in hospitals and prevent the spread of infections, including COVID-19.
In 2018 the Department of Health through The Fleming Fund launched a new partnership scheme to support implementation of antimicrobial stewardship activities in 4 low middle income commonwealth countries. In partnership with the Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET), we created new health partnerships in Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. These have provided pharmacists, specialists and other health care workers the opportunity to share expertise between participating Commonwealth nations to support steps to tackle the threat of AMR.Find out more
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