Nigeria (27th stop)
Stop 27 on our Commonwealth virtual tour! An honour to talk with Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa and Ejiro Foyibo, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria. PSN are raising the profile of pharmacists as leaders in healthcare and we celebrate approval of the PharmD course.
Brunei Darussalam (26th stop)
Stop 26 on the CPA2020C virtual tour in Brunei Darussalam, we catch up with Wong Wai See, from the Department of Pharmacy at the MoH. The Pharmacy Board are making exceptional progress for pharmacists, with the first cohort of local pharmacy graduates this year.
The Gambia (25th stop)
Stop 25 of CPA2020C virtual tour Commonwealth. We were so impressed by Markieu Kaira & Omar Gaye’s talk about pharmacy progress. Pharmacists are the most regulated healthcare professionals in The Gambia, with an established Pharmacy Council and Society to regulate and develop pharmacists.
Canada (24th stop)
Canada, stop 24 CPA2020C of our Commonwealth virtual tour. We spoke with Glen Doucet and the team from The Canadian Pharmacists Association and heard about their fantastic COVID-19 response work to support pharmacists and the pharmacy profession.
Stop 23 CPA2020C virtual tour, we caught up with Amrahi Buang and Nancy Ho from Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society. So many exciting pharmacy developments and plans to unite public and private sector pharmacists across hospital pharmacy and community pharmacy.
Sierra Leone (22nd stop)
Stop 22 CPA2020C virtual tour, we caught up with Eugene Conteh, Pharmaceutical Society of Sierra Leone. We learned about plans to improve pharmacy practice across hospital pharmacy and community pharmacy.
Botswana (21st stop)
Stop 21 on CPA2020C virtual tour, we catch up with Lebogang Koitsiwe, President of The Pharmaceutical Society of Botswana. Pharmacy practice and communications in Botswana is growing and we learn pharmacists response to COVID-19 is admirable, something to share across the Commonwealth.
Ghana (20th stop)
Ghana, virtual #CPA2020C tour 20th stop. Great to speak with Yvonne Esseku and Dennis Sena Awitty from the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana. Great insights into how pharmacy specialist areas can be developed and underpinned by pharmacist mentorship programmes to improve healthcare for all.
Uganda (19th stop)
Uganda, virtual #CPA2020C tour 19th stop. A pleasure to speak with James William and Winnie Nambatya from the Pharmaceutical Society of Uganda. Sharing great examples of fantastic pharmacy work that has increased opportunities for pharmacists and improved healthcare for all.
Malta (18th stop)
Malta, the 18th stop on our 50th birthday virtual tour! Fantastic to hear from Mary-Ann Ciappara about the development of Pharmacy of Patient’s Choice (POYC) digital health initiative and how this has supported access to medicines during COVID-19.
South Africa (17th stop)
South Africa, 17th stop on our 50th birthday virtual tour of the Commonwealth. Inspiring discussion with Anri Hornsveld Pharm Soc South Africa about initiatives for pharmacists to initiate ART and prescribe in primary care to increase access to medicines and progress.
Sri Lanka (16th stop)
Sri Lanka, the 16th stop on our 50th birthday virtual tour #CPA2020C. Pleasure to talk with Dr Sakeena Hameem, Pharmaceutical Society of Sri Lanka about the progress made in the development of the pharmacy profession on the island, work supported by our partners CASPPER (Collaboration of Australians and Sri Lankans for Pharmacy Practice, Education and Research).
St Lucia (15th stop)
St Lucia, 15th stop on our virtual tour! An honour to talk with Donna Daniel from the Pharmacy Association of St. Lucia about how pharmacists have responded to COVID-19 by supporting doctors and making sure patients receive continuity of medications.
Barbados (14th stop)
Barbados, 14th stop on our virtual tour! Wonderful to talk with Marina Thompson from the Barbados Pharmacy Association about upcoming plans for pharmacists and pharmacy service improvements. Empower pharmacists across the Commonwealth.
Mauritius (13th stop)
Mauritius, 13th stop on our virtual tour! Together with Rishi Daby at the Pharmaceutical Association of Mauritius we explored how pharmacists were offering clinical services. We’re thrilled to hear how pharmacy is leading the way to offer better services.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (12th stop)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 12th stop on our virtual tour! An honour to talk with Colicia Mingo and the team at SVG Pharmacy Association about the fantastic work being done; amazing to hear about oncology services being delivered by pharmacists.
Trinidad and Tobago (11th stop)
Great to talk with Junia Walcott from the Pharmaceutical Society of Trinidad and Tobago, 11th stop on our virtual tour! Wonderful to learn about the work being done by pharmacists and discuss ambition for more clinical roles to empower pharmacists.
Kenya (10th stop)
Kenya, 10th stop on our virtual tour! An honour to talk with Daniella Munene, CEO Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya, about the fantastic advocacy work being done by pharmacists especially working towards better regulation and building stronger clinical pharmacy practice.
Malawi (9th stop)
Malawi, 9th stop on our virtual tour! Enock Foster from Pharmaceutical Society of Malawi (PHASOM) spoke about the exciting projects the society have planned for the future of pharmacy and pharmacists and future collaborative projects with the CPA.
Grenada (8th stop)
Grenada, 8th stop on our virtual tour! Wonderful to talk with Anthony Kester Cyrus from Grenada Association of Pharmacists, about implementation of internships for pharmacists, exciting pharmacy plans and potential collaborative projects with the CPA.
Eswatini (7th stop)
Eswatini, 7th stop on our virtual tour! An honour to talk with Wandile Mkhatshwa (President at Eswatini Pharmacy Association) about the future aspirations of pharmacy in Eswatini and discuss collaborative action to empower pharmacists across the Commonwealth.
Pakistan (6th stop)
Pakistan, 6th stop on our virtual tour! An honour to talk with Syed Khalid Saeed Bukhari (Pakistan Pharmacists Association) about expanding roles of pharmacists in Pakistan and discuss collaborative action to empower pharmacists across the Commonwealth.
Zambia (5th stop)
Zambia, 5th stop on our virtual tour! An honour to talk with Chiluba Mwila and Moses Mukosha (Pharmaceutical Society of Zambia) about the fantastic work being done by pharmacists and discuss collaborative action to empower pharmacists across the Commonwealth.
Cameroon (4th stop)
Cameroon, 4th stop on our virtual tour! We were impressed at how Njei Moses (Pharmaceutical Society of Cameroon) described how pharmacy are overcoming challenges to ensure pharmacists in Cameroon continue to deliver healthcare services.
Dominica (3rd stop)
An honour to talk with Orrin Jolly (Pharmaceutical Association of Dominica) about fantastic work being done by pharmacists in Dominica and discuss collaborative action to empower pharmacists to improve health across Commonwealth.
India (2nd stop)
An honour to talk with Rao V. S. V. Vadlamudi (Indian Pharmaceutical Association) about the fantastic work being done by pharmacists in India and discuss collaborative action to empower pharmacists across the Commonwealth.
Rwanda (1st stop)
We are delighted to kick-start our virtual tour of the Commonwealth with Rwanda. Insightful and interesting discussions around how the CPA can help support Rwanda Community Pharmacists Union progress on their top priorities for pharmacy in Rwanda in education, collaboration and advocacy work.