Dear colleagues and friends,
On behalf of the 27th Singapore Pharmacy Congress Organising Committee, it gives me great pleasure to invite you to the 27th Singapore Pharmacy Congress, that will be held at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre on the 23rd and 24th September 2017.
The theme for this year’s congress is “Innovate . Impact . Inspire” and is apt as the profession advances and brace ourselves to the challenges of our healthcare needs beyond the Healthcare 2020 Masterplan. In addition to focusing on measures to enhance the accessibility, affordability, and quality of healthcare, we now need to look at beyond hospital to community, beyond quality to value and beyond healthcare to health. To achieve this, we need to be innovative in how healthcare is provided to the masses and to increase productivity. Furthermore, we need to adopt good practices that would have maximal impact and of benefit to our patients. Last but not least, we hope to be able to inspire our younger generation to continue with the good work of the profession.
The organizing committee has been working relentlessly in putting together a congress to suit the different needs of pharmacists in the various sectors. This congress aims to bring all stakeholders together and serves as an excellent platform for all to showcase, discuss and share innovative ideas, good clinical practices and/or practice models that have an impact on healthcare, updates for the profession and from the educational arena that would inspire the profession to improve and do better. This year, we will continue to have a track for our pharmacy technicians as well. Besides, there will also be a social event at the congress for one to mingle, relax and network with fellow colleagues in a more relaxed setting.
We sincerely hope that you’ll join us at this congress for a fulfilling learning experience and an opportunity to network with colleagues and delegates from Singapore and abroad. I wish to extend my warmest welcome to everyone and hope to see you at the 27th Singapore Pharmacy Congress.
Dr. Vivianne Shih
27th Singapore Pharmacy Congress Organising Committee