2007 GPP International



The Patient in Focus                       


Improving pharmacy practice

                         –  rational use of drugs


Workshop on implementation of WHO/FIP Guidelines on Good

Pharmacy Practice organised by the Taiwan Society of Health-

System Pharmacists, Taipei 1-2 December 2007


 Goal and purpose



Venue:Aroga Garden 亞太會館 (台北市信義區松高路68號)



Conference Schedule


Friday 30 November 2007

18:30 – 20:30    Welcome reception    (Room 201, 2nd Floor)


Saturday 1 December 2007    (Room Jin-Yuan, B 1)


08:30 – 09:00     Registration


09:00 - 09:30     Welcome greetings – Introduction to the workshop

                   (Video 1)   (Video 2)


l    Wen Liou, Ph.D. Immediate Past President, TSHP


l    Peter J. Kielgast, Community Pharmacist and Past 

    President of FIP 


l    Chi-Chow Liao, Ph.D, Director General of Bureau of
                   Pharmaceutical Affairs, Department of Health, Taiwan


l    Su-Yu Chien, President, TSHPExpected outcomes: Action

Plans on the Six Priority Areas


1) Changing perception of the role of pharmacist among themselves

2) Improving quality of pharmacy practice

3) Documentation and dissemination of the value and benefits of

  pharmacy in supply chain for the society and patients

4) Raising public awareness toward the added value of the

  pharmacist/pharmacy role

5) The role of the pharmaceutical associations and Regional Forums

6) Education and continuing education)


Section I: Experience Sharing Session

Moderator: Teera Chakajnarodom, The Pharmaceutical Association of


Thailand under Royal Patronage, Thailand


09:30- 10:30      Presentation 1: Thailand (Part 1)  

                          (Video 1)    (Video 2)     (Video 3)


                          Presentation 1: Thailand (Part 2)
                             (Video 1)    (Video 2)     (Video 3)  


10:30- 11:30      Presentation 2: Uruguay

                           (Video 1)    (Video 2)     (Video 3)    (Video 4)    


11:30- 12:00      Presentation 3: Moldova

                           (Video 1)    (Video 2)     (Video 3)   

12:00- 13:30      Lunch 


Section II: Experience Sharing Session

Moderator: Jay Hooper,



14:00- 14:30      Presentation 4: Vietnam


14:30- 15:00      Presentation 5: Cambodia


Section III: Experience Sharing Session

Moderator: Eduardo Savio, Director, Hospital Pharmacy Diploma;

Member of the National Technical Group


15:00- 15:30      Presentation 6: Mongolia


15:30- 16:00      Presentation 7: Nepal


16:00- 16:15      Coffee Break


Section IV: Experience Sharing Session

Moderator: Wen Fu, Wang, Vice President, FAPA


16:45- 17:15      Presentation 9: Maldives


17:15- 17:45      Presentation 10: Taiwan


18:00- 19:00  Dinner Talks


Moderator: Tony, Tarn, Ph.D., Senior Researcher of HTA Task Force,

Center for Drug Evaluation


Dinner Talk I: Peter J. Kielgast, Community Pharmacist and Past 

    President of FIP 


Dinner Talk II: Wen Liou, Ph.D.—Hospital Pharmacy in Taiwan


Sunday 2 December 2007  (Room Jin-Yuan, B 1)

09:00 – 10:00    Summary of the action plans for the six priority areas


Moderator: Chi-Chow Liao Ph.D

Speaker: SY, Chien, President, TSHP


10:00 – 10:30     Coffee Break


10:30 – 11:00     Photo session


11:00 – 12:00    Special speech : What pharmacist should do? Historical and theoretical Review


Moderator: Kuang Yang Hsu Ph.D., Professor, Taipei Medical University 


Speaker:   Weng-Foung Huang Ph.D., Institute of Health and Welfare

Policy National Yang-Ming University


12:00 – 14:00      Lunch 


Round Table Discussion:     

Moderator: Kurt Fonnesbæk Rasmussen, Past Director, WHO

Collaborating Centre for Drug Policy Development


14:00 – 15:00     Group discussion on new priority area or special

issue (I) (Group A)  (Group B)


15:00 – 16:00     Group discussion on new priority area or special

issue (II) (Group C)  (Group D)


16:00 – 16:30     Coffee Break


16:30 – 17:30     Conclusions and recommendations

Speakers: Peter Kielgast and Kurt Fonnesbæk Rasmussen


18:00             Farewell dinner 


With the Patient in Focus

Kurt Fonnesbæk Rasmussen


Monday 3 December 2007


Pharmacy visits  


 List of participants


List of invitees: Pharmacists from each of the following countries

Bhutan                Nepal

Cambodia          Sri Lanka

India                  Thailand

Indonesia           Uruguay

Lao PDR             Vietnam

Maldives             Moldova                 



as well as invited resource persons, and pharmacists from Taiwan