Programme per day (in SAST)

Tuesday 3 September 2024

MOTU-01 Early morning session 1

MOTU-02 Early morning session 2

MOTU-02 Early morning session 3

PLTU-01 Plenary session – Revolutionising health care with AI

Auditorium
This session on revolutionising health care with artificial intelligence (AI) will explore the impact of AI on pharmacy practices and health outcomes, addressing challenges and ethical considerations, and giving ...
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Coffee and tea break

PSTU-01 AI and chatbots in health care and pharmacy: A brave new world or looming threat

Auditorium
Generative artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots are computer-based programmes based on deep neural networks that can simulate human-human conversation via text or voice to engage in a dialogue with users. With ...
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PSTU-02 Elevating pharmacy practice: Building foundations for quality prescribing

Ballroom East
As the scope of pharmacists in many jurisdictions is rapidly evolving into prescribing, this session is designed to explore the foundational aspects of quality prescribing within the realm of pharmacy practice. ...
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PSTU-03 Unveiling best practices for implementing Basel Statements and maintaining high-quality hospital pharmacy practice in Africa

Ballroom West
The FIP Hospital Pharmacy Section Basel Statement Promotion Committee will continue to highlight how hospital pharmacy organisations and hospitals in the World Health Organization African Region utilise the Basel ...
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PSTU-04 Addressing antimicrobial resistance

Meeting room 1.60
In 2019, 4.95 million deaths were associated with drug-resistant bacterial infections and 1·27 million deaths worldwide were directly attributed to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) making it a top global health threat. ...
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PSTU-06 Parallel session 6 (national SA track)

PSTU-05 Advancing opportunities for patient-centric drug delivery systems

Meeting room 2.60
This session addresses key challenges and opportunities in designing 21st-century patient-centric drug delivery systems for illnesses that disproportionately affect Africa and/or other low- and middle-income countries ...
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PSTU-07 Rapid fire session from selected oral abstracts

Lunch break (poster viewing and expo visit)

LSTU-03 Sponsored lunch break symposium: Cannabis products: From the lab to legislation (Organised by the North-West University)

Meeting room 2.60
The symposium will focus on the market and regulatory complexities of Cannabis products such as CBD oil.  Ensuring quality products is essential in contributing to the safe and effective use of medicines.  
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Lunch symposia

PSTU-08 Adapting pharmacy practice: Navigating patient behaviour and AI use

Auditorium
This session delves into the dynamic intersection of patient behaviour and the integration of AI in pharmacy practice. As patient behaviour evolves with online health information seeking there is a need to understand ...
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PSTU-09 Implementing electronic health records in resource-limited settings: Challenges and opportunities

Ballroom East
Implementing electronic health records in resource-limited settings: Challenges and opportunities Electronic health records (EHRs) play a crucial role in modern health systems, allowing storage and sharing of ...
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PSTU-10 Combatting substandard and falsified medicines in formal and informal markets – the role of education and technologies 

Ballroom West
The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified substandard and falsified (SF) medicines as a major public health threat. A particular area of concern is informal markets, both physically as well as online. ...
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PSTU-11 Pharmacovigilance: Redefining medicine and vaccine safety using technological innovations

Meeting room 1.60
The World Health Organization defines pharmacovigilance as “the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment, understanding, and prevention of adverse effects or any other medicine-/vaccine-related ...
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PSTU-14 Parallel session 14 (national SA track)

PSTU-12 Artificial intelligence as a tool to combat tuberculosis

Meeting room 2.60
Machine learning algorithms/artificial intelligence (AI) have been used in pharmaceutical science for many years to aid management of large data sets. In the past few years these tools have grown ever more advanced and ...
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PSTU-15 Rapid fire session from selected oral abstracts

Coffee and tea break

PLTU-02 Plenary session – Re-invigorating patient partnerships in reorienting universal health coverage — the role of pharmacy in transformative healthcare

Auditorium
This plenary session will provide an overview of the UHC landscape, emphasising patient-centred approaches and the role of robust patient-pharmacy partnerships. During the keynote address, speakers will highlight the ...
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Early Career Pharmacists Group evening

Registration for the evening can be done via the registration website. Already registered? Please send an email  to the Congress Secretariat.
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