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SAAPI position and Status

SAAPI position and Status:  SAAPI is a sector of PSSA and integral to the Pharmacy Profession. SAAPI is part of the Management Structure of PSSA as SAAPI's president is one of the four sector Vice-Presidents of PSSA.  The Executive Director of SAAPI is also a member of the PSSA National Executive Committee (NEC) and further also participate at the PSSA Director's Meeting.    
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Young SAAPI Members

SAAPI's focus on the young SAAPI members as the next generative leadership development drive.  Young Pharmacist members in Industry under the age of 35 years are invited to this group. Walter an EXCO elected member of SAAPI is leading this initiative.  Two young Pharmacist Kasango and Hilton have been appointed co-opted members  for the 2018/9 term of SAAPI  Exco.  
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PSSA 2018 Conference

PSSA presented in June a successful 2018 Conference in Birchwood.  An array of relevant topics were presented over the two day conference.  Of particular interest were areas pertaining the NHI, where the National Department of Treasury presented  insights into the financial frameworks; Antibiotic Multi-drug Resistance (AMR) and  antibiotic stewardship, an  international and national perspective and the positive role of pharmacists to address the global challenge.
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New Executive for SAAPI

The new Exco were voted in at the AGM that was held on the 31 May 2018       The new Executive Committee for 2018/2019, is as follows: Carin Archibald   Leanne Blumenthal          Tammy Chetty   Adele Fourie       Thiresen Govender                          Godfrey Keele (Vice President) Christine Letsoalo             Walter Mbatha  Douglas Oliver (President) Gina Partridge    Thavashini Pather                             Lynette Terblanche (Treasurer) As is allowed by the SAAPI Constitution, we would also like to welcome Hilton Stevens and Kasongo…
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Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP): Making Medicines Better

The pharmaceutical market is becoming increasingly globalised, with India and China emerging as two major suppliers of pharmaceutical ingredients and finished products. It is therefore important to understand the dierences of legal requirements for Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) in force in these countries, compared with international recommendations such as those by WHO and PIC/S. This book...
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