Conference on the Competences in Industrial Pharmacy

University of Belgrade – Faculty of Pharmacy, Amphitheatre 2
June, 10-12th 2010

Conference on the Competences in Industrial Pharmacy was held at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade on June, 11th with the participation of the representatives of the Ministry of Health, Serbian Drug Agency, as well as the representatives of Serbian drug manufacturers together with the academic staff from the University of Belgrade, University of Ljubljana and University of Greenwich. Ongoing activities are focused on the development of relevant Syllabi and Curriculum in line with the educational needs and official requirements for Qualified Person responsible for batch release in the pharmaceutical industry. It has been agreed that a two year postgraduate study program will be proposed and submitted for accreditation to the Ministry of Education, Republic of Serbia. Consortium partners and industrial pharmacy professionals will work together to design flexible learning materials, activities and resources in their area of expertise.

Pre-conference meeting of the academic staff working on the new study programme with colleagues from Hemofarm STADA, leading drug manufacturer in Serbia was held in Vršac on June 10th. It was a chance to discuss the open questions on the prospective QP study programme with the industrial pharmacy professionals and prepare for the main Conference day and Panel discussion.

Post-conference meeting of the Working Group for QP Curriculum Development was held on June 12th. First draft of the new study programme was issued and discussed.

10th June 2010 Pre-conference Meeting in Hemofarm STADA

11th June 2010 Conference and Round table discussion, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Pharmacy

12th June 2010 Post-conference Meeting of the WG for QP Curriculum Development

Conference Programme

09:30–10:00 Participants gathering
10:00–10:30 Competences in Pharmaceutical Industry – National Legislative Framework
Tijana Radojičić, Ministry of Health
10:30–11:30 Overview of the existing study programmes
Drug Analysis and Control – Ljiljana Živanović, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Technology – Marija Primorac, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Pharmacy
Industrial Pharmacy – Svetlana Ibrić, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management – Ljiljana Tasić, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Pharmacy
Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Legislation – Nataša Bogavac Stanojević, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Pharmacy
11:30–12:00 Coffee break
12:00–12:30 How will new EU countries ensure that their QP standards are acceptable?
Mila Božič, BE-i Institute, Slovenia
12:30–13:30 Guidance towards QP status
Experiences of the MSc Industrial Pharmaceutical Studies at the University of Greenwich

Mark Edvards, Milan Antonijević, University of Greenwich
13:30–14:30 Lunch break
14.30–16:00 Round table discussion