Regional Harmonization of Pharmacy Education in Asia

Date: 28-29 June 2014 9:30 - 17:00
Venue: Keio University Faculty of Pharmacy, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan プログラム(日本語版PDF, 6/19版)はこちら

27 June 2014

14:00 - 16:00
Optional Tour to Daiichi-Sankyo Kusuri (Drug) Museum
15:00 - 17:00
AASP Executive Committee meeting
17:00 - 19:00
AASP BOD Meeting
17:00 - 18:00
Deans Social Gathering (drinks & snacks)
19:00 - 21:00
Dinner for BODs, all Speakers and Organizing Committee Members

Day 1 28 June 2014 (At Auditorium)

Welcome Remarks by Chair of the Organizing Committee, Dr. Tomoo Itoh
AASP President’s Message by Dr. Gurumurthy Parthasarathi
Congratulatory Addresses by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Symposium 1. Harmonization and Pharmacy Education in ASEAN Countries
(Chairs: Drs. Masataka Mochizuki and Subagus Wahyuono)
09:50 - 10:50
“Overview and Future Prospects of AEC-AUN Pharmacy Education: Harmonization” by Dr. Sindhchai Keokitichai, Burapha University, Thailand
10:50 - 11:00
(Chairs: Drs. Hisakazu Ohtani and Celine Valeria Liew)
11:00 - 11:30
“Updated Pharmacy Education Program in Indonesia for ASEAN Harmonization” by Dr. Marchaban Hadimartono, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia
11:30 - 12:00
“Review of Pharmacy Education in Malaysia: Search for Relevance” by
Dr. Ibrahim Jantan, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
12:00 - 13:30
School Poster Presentations* during Lunchtime (at Gymnasium)
(Chairs: Drs. Masawo Kakemi and Jih-Hwa Guh)
13:30 - 14:00
“State of Philippine Pharmacy Education towards ASEAN Harmonization” by Dr. Imelda Pena, University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines
14:00 - 14:30
“Modernizing Pharmacy Education to Support Expanding Roles of Pharmacists - A Singapore Experience“ by Dr. Wai Keung Chui, National University of Singapore, Singapore
14:30 - 15:00
“Accreditation of Pharmacy Education in Thailand:  Harmonization and Development of Education Quality towards the Transformation Role of Pharmacists“ by Dr. Wongwiwat Tassaneeyakul, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
15:00 - 15:10
Symposium 2. Current Pharmacy Curricula Developments in East Asia, Australasia and South Asia
(Chairs: Drs.Toshiharu Horie and Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman)
15:10 - 15:40
“The Reform of Pharmacy Education in China” by Dr. Huanzhang Xia, Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, China
15:40 - 16:10
“Current Curriculum and Harmonization of 6-year Pharmacy Education in Korea” by Dr. Beom-Jin Lee, Ajou University, Korea
16:10 - 16:40
“Pharmacy Curricula of the First 6-year Pharm.D. Program in Taiwan” by Dr. Fe-Lin Lin Wu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
16:40 - 16:50
(Chairs: Drs. Motowo Tomita and Nguyen Van Hung)
16:50 - 17:20
“Issues and Challenges of Pharmacy Curriculum Planning in Australia and New Zealand” by Dr. Shu Chuen Li, University of Newcastle, Australia
17:20 - 17:50
“From Pharmaceutical Sciences to Pharmacy Practice: The Journey of Pharmacy Education in India” by Dr. Bhojraj Suresh, JSS University, India
17:50 - 18:00
FIP AcPS President's Message by Dr. Ralph J. Altiere
18:10 - 20:00
Gala Night

Day 2  29 June 2014 (At Auditorium)

Symposium 3. Current Pharmacy Education in Japan: Its Evaluation and Revision
(Chairs: Drs. Tadahiko Mashino and Daryono Hadi Tjahyono)
09:30 - 10:00
“Overview and Evaluation of New Pharmacy Education in Japan” by Dr. Masataka Mochizuki, Council on Pharmaceutical Education, Tokyo University of  Science
10:00 - 10:30
“Revision of Model Core Curriculm for Pharmacy Education” by Dr.Tetsumi Irie, Experts Committee on Revising Model Core Curriculum for Pharmacy Education, Kumamoto University
10:30 - 11:00
“Common Achivement Tests (CBT & OSCE) prior to Clinical Practice Rotations”  by Dr. Hiroshi Yamamoto, Pharmaceutical Common Achivement Test organization, Kobegakuin University
11:00 - 11:20
(Chairs: Drs. Kohji Suda and Sumon Sakolchai)
11:20 - 11:50
“Accreditation for pharmaceutical education in Japan”  by Dr.Koichiro Ozawa, Japan Accreditation Board for Pharmaceutical Education, Hiroshima University
11:50 - 12:20
“Curent 4-yr Pharmaceutical Science Program”  by Dr. Shigeru Ohta, The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Hiroshima University
12:20 - 12:35
Topic“Activity for Moving away from Doctors' Dispensing in Japan”  by Dr. Tsuneji Nagai, The Academy of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Japan (APSTJ)
12:35 - 14:30
School Poster Presentations and Discussion during Lunchtime (at Gymnasium)
(Chairs: Drs. Kenichi Inui and Yolanda Robles)
14:40 - 16:30
Small Group Q&A and Discussion (at room #460)
14:40 - 16:00
Small Group Q&A on the Topics in the three Symposia
16:00 - 16:30
Comments and General Discussion
Closing Remarks by co-chair of Organizing Committee, Dr. Tadahiko Mashino

30 June 2014

09:30 - 16:30
Optional Tour to Tsumura Kampo Memorial Museum in Ami-cho, Inashiki-gun, Ibaraki-ken


Participating schools are invited to present a poster of their curricular offerings, programs and activities in order to exchange ideas and programs among member schools in Asia.

The size of the poster board is H115 cm x W175 cm. Each school can use one board to display a poster and also place handouts on a desk to distribute to participants.

Optional program

27 June:  Tour to Daiichi-Sankyo Kusuri Museum in chuo-ku, Tokyo (free  admission)
30 June: Tour to Tsumura Kampo Memorial Museum in Ami-cho, Inashiki-gun, Ibaraki-ken (complimentary transportation and admission)

Details are available soon on this website.