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  • Egyptian Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (EPSF) is a non-governmental and non-profit pharmacy students’ organization.
  • EPSF works under supervision of the Egyptian Pharmacists Syndicate and Egyptian Pharmaceutical Association (the national FIP) to promote and improve public health through provision of information, education, networking and a range of publication and professional activities.
  • EPSF is a full member federation representing Egypt in International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF).
  • EPSF now represents more than 58,000 pharmacy students and recent graduates in 31 schools of pharmacy.
  • EPSF is the winner of IPSF award (Sydney J. Relph award) for the best performance association in the world in 2010-2011.
  • EPSF is the holder of Guinness World Records title of “Most Blood Glucose Tests taken in 24 hours” with 8,600 blood glucose tests and introduced awareness about Diabetes for more than 10,000 persons in December 2013.

Vision:

Our vision is to make EPSF the best organization that gives the pharmacy student what he needs and helps him to give what is needed from him which serves the Health community in Egypt.

Mission:

  • Produce a qualified pharmacy student.
  • Fulfill pharmacist’s duty in serving the community.
  • Introduce the shining face of Egypt to the whole world
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Established in August 2008, after being approved during The 54th IPSF World Congress in Romania, our EMRO office is managed by the Regional Working Group (RWG), who are pharmacy students and recent graduates from the Eastern Mediterranean region.

The establishment of the IPSF EMRO gave us the opportunity to expand the IPSF worldwide activities to reach pharmacy students in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and give them the chance to explore and enjoy IPSF spirit.

The International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF) was founded in 1949 by eight pharmacy student associations in London. The Federation now represents approximately 350,000 pharmacy students and recent graduates in 70 countries worldwide. IPSF is the leading international advocacy organisation for pharmacy students promoting improved public health through provision of information, education, networking, and a range of publications and professional activities.

 

IPSF initiatives focus mainly on the areas of public health and pharmacy education and professional development. Initiatives include public health campaigns, research on issues in pharmacy education and workforce development, the Student Exchange Programme, organising international and regional congresses and symposia, and publication of the IPSF News Bulletin, Newsletter and educational supplement Phuture.

 

IPSF holds Official Relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), Operational Relations with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and Roster Consultative Status with the Economic Social Council of the United Nations (UN ECOSOC). IPSF works in close collaboration with the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). The IPSF Secretariat is supported and hosted by the FIP in The Hague, The Netherlands.


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