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Welcome to Indian Pharmaceutical Association

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.
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Responsible Use of Medicines Handbook IPA
IPA Annual Report 2015 - 16

June 23rd - 23rd , 2017
Regional Workshop on Basics of Pharmacovigilance and Establishment of Pharmacovigilance System in Pharmaceutical Industries-A Way Forward
AIIMS, Rishikesh
July 28th - 30th , 2017
13th Biennial CPA Conference – Call for Abstracts
Sydney, Australia
July 28th - 30th , 2017
13th Biennial CPA Conference – Early Bird Registration
Sydney, Australia
September 19th - 20th , 2017
Bio Pharma India 2017
Mumbai, India
October 5th - 7th , 2017
World Congress on Pharmaceutical Sciences
December 13th - 15th , 2017
CHEMTECH - South World Expo 2017
Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad
News Bytes :- IPA in News Advocacy Corner
Achievements of CDSCO during the year 2015 – 2017
Report of 68th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, December 16 – 18, 2016, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Letter to the Director (Policy), Dept. of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers from the Indian Pharmaceutical Association regarding suggestions/comments to further improve availability, accessibility and affordability of medicines to domestic patients vide their Public Notice No. 31011/3/2017 – Policy dated 06.04.2017
Report of INTERPHEX 2017
Letter to the Secretary, Dept. of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers regarding suggestions for the proposed Pharmaceutical Policy (24.04.2017)
A letter to the Deputy Secretary (Drug Regulation), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare suggestions on Public Consultation regarding Regulation of Sale of Drugs in the Country (15.04.2017)
A letter to the DCGI regarding IPA action plan in response to Survey of Extent Problems of Spurious and NSQ Drugs (10.04.2017)
A Request letter to the Hon’ble Minister of H&FW regarding seeking an appointment for redressal of injustice to the B.Pharm. graduates by non-inclusion of Bachelor of Pharmacy as a qualification for recruitment as a Food Safety Officer & Food Analyst under Food Safety and Standards Rules 2011 (10.04.2017)
Commonwealth Pharmacists Association Travel Fellowship Guidelines 2017
IPA Award Function & Fellowship Dinner report – 17.12.2016
A request letter to the Under Secretary (Drugs), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare expressing support to the draft rules to amend the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945 (16.01.2017)
Letter to the Hon’ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare from Federation of Internationale Pharmaceutique in support of IPA for advocacy issue on representation of Professional Management of Community Pharmacies by persons without the appropriate competence
IPA Headquarter Holiday list for the year 2017
A request letter to the Hon’ble Minister of Health & Family Welfare regarding training of unqualified persons to enable them to handle pharmacies (28.11.2016)
A Request letter to the Chairman – Assam Public Service Commission for rectifying anomalies in the Advt. No. 15/2016 dated 26.10.2016 published inviting applications for the post of Inspector of Drugs under Health and Family Welfare Department (07.11.2016)
IPA Convention report 2016
British National Formulary (BNF) Vol. 68 (2014-15) and BNF for Children (2013-14) available at IPA office, contact
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