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World Smart Medication Day

5 May 2022 | International Webinar Event

 

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About World Smart Medication Day

IUPHAR is proud to announce the second annual World Smart Medication Day on the 5 May 2022 to foster clinical pharmacology development and raise awareness on the safer and more effective use of drugs.

Unsafe medication practices and medication errors are a leading cause of injury and avoidable harm in healthcare systems worldwide.

Clinical Pharmacology is a key discipline for managing these drug-related problems.

2022 Theme: Clinical Pharmacology in the Era of Pandemics

 

The opportunity to highlight key messages on drug development, clinical drug research, warnings on self-medication and stopping medicines, medication errors, drug interactions and adverse drug reactions, pharmacovigilance, off label/compassionate drug use, supply management, misleading claims and fraud.

Webinar Schedule

5 May 2022 | All Times CET

12:30
Welcome Address

 

Professor Ingolf Cascorbi
IUPHAR President

12:35
Plenary Lecture

 

Professor Duncan Richards, University of Oxford, UK
Clinical Pharmacologists and the UK Response to COVID-19

13:05
African Perspective

 

Professor Shaibu O. Bello, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Nigeria
Clinical Pharmacologist Involvement in Task Forces in Africa

13:15
Latin America Perspective

 

Professor Mauro Teixeira, The Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

13:25
Questions and Answers

Co-Chaired by Professor Reecha Sofat, University of Liverpool, UK and Dr. Olayinka Ogunleye, Lagos State University, Nigeria

13:40
International Student Poster Competition

Presentation of the winners by Professor, Caroline Samer, Chair of IUPHAR Clinical Division, and Professor Maribel Lucena, Treasurer of IUPHAR Clinical Division
View Complete List of Winners >

13:45
4×3 Min. Winner Presentations

 

  • Proper Patient Management in Times of Pandemic – Catherine López de Sousa, Ana Carla López López, María López Martínez, Esther Rodríguez Heras, Diana Venegas Tirado (5th year medical students, Spain)
  • Be a Scientist Yourself – Felipe Sostizzo, Guilherme Gazzi (Brazil)
  • Impact of SARS-Cov-2 on CYP Activities – Camille Lenoir (CH)
  • Dexamethasone PK in Normal vs Obese Patients – Kenza Abouir (CH)
14:00
Final Conclusions

 

Professor Scott Waldman, Thomas Jefferson University, USA

International Student Poster Competition

Countries are encouraged to carry out joint actions and activities on May 5th to highlight the importance of safe and rational use of drugs such as: educational seminars/webinars, hospital events/stalls, grand rounds. LEARN MORE >

Other World Smart Medication Day Events

Brazilian Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (SBFTE) More Info >