ϓ Scintigraphy in Pharmaceuticals
ϓ Scintigraphy in Pharmaceuticals
1. What is Pharma Times?
Pharma Times is the newsmagazine of Indian Pharmaceutical Association. It is a scientific journal and in addition to featuring general articles of professional interest, it also publishes proceedings of the Central Executive Council of IPA, the Annual Report and Accounts of the Association, reports on branch activities, proceedings of IPA Convention, notifications of IPA and other information such as articles, advertisements, announcements etc.
2. How do I submit an article or news item to Pharma Times?
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|Pharma Times is the monthly newsmagazine of Indian Pharmaceutical Association. In addition to featuring general articles of professional interest. |
Pharma Times also publishes proceedings of the Central Executive Council of IPA, the Annual Report and Accounts of the Association, reports on branch activities, proceedings of IPA Convention,
notifications of IPA and other information such as articles, advertisements, announcements etc.
Pharma Times is distributed complimentary to IPA’s member base of over 10,000, spread across the length & breadth of the nation. It is also sent to all the affiliated associations of IPA including International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations (FAPA), Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association (CPA), American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), International Pharmaceutical Students Federation (IPSF) & World Health Organization (WHO).
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Dr. Alka Mukne is the current editor of Pharma Times.
Dr. Alka Mukne
Kishori Kedia, Nivedita Hegdekar, Seline Dantes, Snehal Shenoy, shubhangi Kamalia, Soham Yande, Shrey Gohil, Neha Dabholkar, Aditi Modi.
|Dr. A. I. Mehta||Dr. A. K. Kapadia|
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|Dr B.N. Sinha||Dr. Divakar Goli|
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|Dr. Premnath Shenoy||Puneet Gupta|
|Dr. P. N. Murthy||Raj Vaidya|
|Rajesh Bhandari||Dr. R. N. Gupta|
|Sanjay Jain||Dr. Shailendra Saraf|
|Shyamal Kalani||Sripati Singh|
|Dr. Subhash Mandal||Dr. S. P. Manek|
|Prof. T. V. Narayana|
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It is our endeavor to provide greater value-added service to our members. A step in that direction is two new newsletters brought out by IPA. Pharma Professional, our monthly newsletter by Cygnus provides the latest in national and international news in a crisp, defined format, along with focused profiles of products and niche therapeutic segments.
Letter sent to Shri. J.P. Nadda, Hon’ble Minister of Health & Family Welfare requesting to include Pharmacists in the National Program for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVD and Stroke (NPCDCS) (01.11.2018)
Founder of IPA
Prof. M.L.Schroff, established United Province Pharmaceutical Association (UPPA) at Banaras Hindu University in 1935. The United Provinces Pharmaceutical Association (UPPA) was renamed as Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) in 1939 and the publication of Indian Journal of pharmacy started. The IPA headquarters was shifted to Bombay on 1st January 1953. The Pharma Times started in 1963 as professional monthly publication of IPA. The Indian Journal of pharmacy was named as Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (Bi-monthly publication) in 1979.The First Indian Pharmaceutical Congress was organized at Calcutta in December 1948 with Prof. M.L. SCHROFF as its First President. For 58 years, the IPC was organized by IPA & Its Branches. From 2007 onwards each of the Federation Associations started hosting IPC on rotation by convention (APTI-IPGA-AIDCOC-IHPA-IPA)
The Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) founded in 1939, 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 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.
Every year IPA honour eminent personalities in the field of Pharmacy with various awards like:
IPA–IRF Life Time Achievement Award,
IPA – Eminent Pharmacist Award,
IPA–ML Khorana Memorial Lecture Award,
IPA – Fellowship Awards,
IPA – ACG Innovation & Best Packaging Awards,
IPA–Best State & Local Branch Awards,
IPA–IJPS Best Research Paper Award,
Prof. M.L Khorana Medal for highest % in B.Pharm ,
Prof. M LShroff Medal for highest grade in B.Pharm,
IPA-Davinder Pal, National Elocution competition prizes ,
IPA-All India Pharma Quiz & GPAT competition prizes,
IPA-IRF Scholarships to poor and needy students.
Enroll as IPA members and enjoy exclusive member benefits.
The objective of the Regulatory Affairs Division is to participate in the legislation related activities which govern all aspects of drugs, Research, Quality Control, Sales Manufacturing and Distribution of drugs etc. in both proactive and reactive manner. To effectively discuss all draft amendments of primary legislations dealing in drugs namely, Drugs and Cosmetic Act, and offer suggestions to the Drugs Controller – General (India), Government of India, New Delhi.
To effectively share the information in Pharma Times, or by means of special bulletin or circular letters. To actively associate with National Authorities for International Harmonization of drug legislations.
|Dr. Subhash C. Mandal||Chairman|
|Mr. Harepally Amruth Rao||Vice-Chairman|
|Mr. P.B.N. Prasad||Hon. Secretary|
|Dr. Mukti Pada Rana||Treasurer|
|Mr. Sujit Kumar||Joint Secretary|
|Mr. A. Krishna Dev||Member|
|Dr. Tulsi Chakrabarti||Member|
|Mr. M.G. Kekatpure||Member|
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|Mr. Jitendra Roy||Member|
|Mr. H.N. Mahanta||Member|