Family get together & felicitation of Prof Harkishan Singh on 11-02-2017 at AAIOI
Indian Pharmacy Graduate Association organized it s31st Annual conference themed on “The Strategic Direction For Competent Pharma Graduates’- A Road Map” in collaboration with Rameshwaram Institute of Technology and Management, Lucknow on 30th April, 2017 at the auditorium of CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow. The conference aimed for a major social cause. Discussions regarding promotion of health care by improvement of pharmacy practices and current challenges in health care education system were taken place. Various dignitaries from the field of Education/Academics, Drug Authority/Regulators, Research and Industry marked the occasion with their esteemed presence. The conference was inaugurated by the chief guests Prof. Vinay Kumar Pathak (Vice Chancellor, Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University), and the guest of Honour were Padam Shri Dr. Nitya Anand , Ex-Director, CSIR-CDRI and Dr. G N Singh, (Drug Controller General Of India). The scientific program was followed by scientific sessions which includes lectures by Mr. P.K. Jaggi, Chief Pharmacy Executive, Delhi State Cancer Institute; Mr. P.P.Sharma, Former Dy. Drugs Controller, Delhi Govt; Mr. A.K. Malhotra, Ex Drug Licensing & Controlling Authority, U.P.; Dr. A.K. Gupta, Managing Director, M/S Pharmasynth Formulation Ltd.. Dr. Nitya Anand in his lecture focused on the different perspective of pharmacy education and their scope in various sectors of pharmacy field. All the invited speakers through their lecture provided guidance and a roadmap to the young pharmacy graduates to achieve success in their carrier. Young researchers and the pharmacy students were given opportunity to display their research activities through a poster session. During open panel discussion between IPGA members and the students, topics regarding job opportunities, pharmacy education system were discussed. The program was concluded with the valedictory function and distribution of certificates to the participants. The vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. Pushpendra Kumar Tripathi, Organizing secretary and President of IPGA-UP and Mr. R.P Shukla, Chairman, RGI.
On Saturday April 22nd 2017, SGT College of Pharmacy, SGT University, organized first National Conference on Pharmacy Practice on the theme “Responsible Use of Medicines “for the pharmacy Students. The conference was sponsored by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Directorate of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, and partially by Indian Pharmacy Graduates’ Association (IPGA). It was an innovative concept to organize the “1st National Conference on Pharmacy Practice” as it brought together the professionals from Hospital Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy , Clinical Pharmacy, Industry, Research, Academics, Regulatory and other sectors of Pharmacy profession. Dr Vijay Bhalla, Director Professor SGT College of Pharmacy, used the platform to release the handbook on Career opportunities in Pharmacy practice, sponsored by IPGA welfare Trust. The renowned speakers Mr. Atul Nasa in his Keynote address highlighted some of the burning issues like Drug abuse by students, Life style disorder like Hypertension, Diabetes & Obesity. Prof. Pramil Tiwari highlighted the role of Pharmacist in the Community perspective on the usage of Medicines with utmost care and cautions to enhance patient safety. Mr. Pawan K Jaggi, deliberated on Prevention of Microbial Resistance to Antibiotics. He also informed about regulatory aspects and WHO concern on the issues. Dr. Rishi Kumar,informed the august gathering about the various Pharmacovigilance aspects and reporting methods for the benefits of the participants. He showed a very emotional video clip on Thalidomide tragedy. The main attraction of the event was participation of 365 delegates from 20 different Pharmacy Institutions from all over the country and 55 poster presentations. In the last the winners of the poster presentation competition were announced and felicitated by the jury. The winner of the poster presentation competition was Ms Nazia Siddhiqui, student of Masters from NIPER, Mohali.
School of Pharmaceutical Management, The IIHMR University in association with the Indian Pharmaceutical Graduate Associate (IPGA) conducted one day conference with the title of Pharma Summit 2017 on Saturday, 25 Feb 2017 with the theme of Emerging Careers in Pharmaceutical Industry emphasizing on Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, and Data Management at The IIHMR University, Jaipur. The IPGA team from Central and Rajasthan Branch coordinated well to give the momentum to the Pharma Summit 2017 and succeed to got more than 600 participants.
The 30th annual conference of Indian Pharmacy Graduates' Association was held at the Air-Force Auditorium, New delhi on 31st October, 2015 at New Delhi. The conference was presided over by Mr. Atul K. Nasa, President of Indian Pharmacy Graduates‘ Association (IPGA) and was inaugurated by Dr. G N Singh (DCGI) and was attended by more than 700 delegates from all across the country. Dr. Mrinalini Darswal (Food Safety Commissioner & Drugs Controller, Delhi), Guest of Honors, graced the occasion and congratulated the Association for choosing theme of the conference on digitization and said that this technology could provide better service to public. Dr. B Suresh President, Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) delivered key note address and presented his views on digitalization of pharmaceutical services. Other dignitaries who graced the occasion included Dr. S.S.Aggarwal, Vice chancellor of Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research University, and Mr. P.K. Datta, Managing Director of Systopic Labs.