The aim of the ICIPS-2017 is to provide a platform for Researchers, Scientists, Technocrats, Academicians and various categories of Pharmacists namely Industrial, Community, Clinical, Hospital, Regulatory etc., to exchange their latest innovative ideas and research findings in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The conference will boost excellent innovations in various facets of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
The Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) is the oldest premier association of pharmaceutical professionals in India, with a member base of over 13,000, spread across the length and breadth of the nation. IPA operates in India through 20 state branches and more than 46 local branches. The members represent various facets of pharmaceutical profession viz., industry, regulatory, community and hospital pharmacy practices and education. As a member of the Drug Technical Advisory Board, India, IPA is actively involved in advising the government on matters of professional importance. IPA is affiliated with international pharma associations like FIP, FAPA, CPA, AAPS, AAiPS, IPSF and is working with international bodies such as WHO and WHPA for carrying out various collaborative professional activities that include organizing training programmes for professionals from industry, academics, regulatory and practice. IPA makes representations to the authorities on matters of professional interest and works constantly towards upgrading the standards of pharmacy professional services offered by the pharmacists. IPA’s major objective is to position pharmacists as one of the important healthcare providers in our country.
The Indian Hospital Pharmacists' Association was formed on 29th December, 1963 at Pilani during the 15th Indian pharmaceutical Congress with the foresightedness and able guidance of the founder President Dr. S. Rohtagi (Kanpur), organizing secretary Dr. B.D.Miglani, who is now patron of IHPA along with the support of Sh.S.L.Nasa and Devinder K.jain & many other pharmacists with a vision to promote the cause of Hospital Pharmacy, Dr. Bhagwan Das Miglani in the name and style “The Indian Hospital Pharmacist’s Association” was formed in the year 1963 at Pilani, during the 15th session of IPC held at Pilani. Dr. Surendra Rohtagi (Kanpur) was the founder President and Dr. B. D. Mihglani (Delhi) was the founder Secretary of IHPA. The formal application was submitted by Dr. B. D. Miglani, Shri S. L. Nasa, Dr. G. K. Narayanan, Shri Malak Ram Issar, Shri Mohan C.Bazaz and Shri Devinder K. Jain to the Registrar of Societies for registration of Indian Hospital Pharmacists Association and the Association was accordingly registered under the societies Registration Act XXXI of 1860 vide Registration No. 3994,1968-69 dated 5th January 1969. Objectives The objectives for which the Association is established are: To provide the benefits and protections of a qualified hospitalpharmacist to the patient, to the institution which he serves, to the members ofallied health professions with whom he is associated, and to the profession ofpharmacy. Advancement of study pf pharmacy, arrangement of meetings for readingpapers, and publication of a journal devoted to technical and professionalmatters. To promote the cause of hospital pharmacy. To raise the status, outlook and ethics of those who are engaged inthe hospital pharmacy. To assist in providing an adequate supply of such qualified hospitalpharmacists. To promote research in hospital pharmacy practices and in thepharmaceutical sciences in general.