The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) is the global body representing pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. Through our 147 national organisations, academic institutional members and individual members, we represent over four million pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists around the world.
Founded in 1912, FIP is a non-governmental organisation with its head office in the Netherlands. Through our partnerships and extensive pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences network, we work to support the development of the pharmacy profession, through practice and emerging scientific innovations, in order to meet the world’s health care needs and expectations.
The Australasian Pharmaceutical Science Association (APSA) is a professional association for individuals with an interest in the pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacy practice, and pharmacy and pharmaceutical science education. It represents academics and researchers in pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy education, across Australia and New Zealand.
The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) is the only Australian Government-recognised national professional pharmacy organisation representing Australia’s pharmacists in all sectors and across all locations. It is committed to improving Australia’s health through excellence in pharmacist care
The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) is the national, professional organisation for the 6,100+ Hospital Pharmacists, and their Intern and Technician colleagues working across Australia’s health system, advocating for their pivotal role improving the safety and quality of medicines use. SHPA members are specialist, clinical pharmacists who lead Pharmacy Departments in all of Australia’s principal hospitals, and work in departments covering metro, regional, rural and remote Australia. Hospital Pharmacists manage one quarter of Australia’s annual PBS expenditure and the sector is Australia’s fastest growing pharmacy profession.