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APJF - PORTUGUESE ASSOCIATION OF YOUNG PHARMACISTS

ABOUT US

APJF was created in 1989 and it represents young pharmacists up to 35 years old, which is about 40% of pharmacists in Portugal. 

Our vision is to value young pharmacists for the future of healthcare in Portugal.

Our mission is to:

  • defend the interests of young pharmacists;

  • influence sectoral associations and policy makers;

  • support young pharmacists in starting their career and in skills development that will enable their progression in the market;

  • mobilise young pharmacists to engage in sectorial discussions; 

  • support a network of young pharmacists.

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VISION

Our vision is to value young pharmacists for the future of healthcare in Portugal.

mission

Our mission is to:

  • defend the interests of young pharmacists, 

  • influence sectoral associations and policy makers

  • support young pharmacists in starting their career and in skills development that will enable their progression in the market;

  • mobilise young pharmacists to engage in sectorial discussions; 

  • support a network of young pharmacists.

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ACTIVITIES

We have 3 main pillars of action: Young Pharmacists' national and international representation, Policy and Education.

 

Within these we promote different activities and actions:

  • Podcast - Lado F 

  • eBook to untangle new Legislation – Hospital Pharmacy career

  • Position Papers:

    • Regulation of Pharmaceutical Professional 

    • Lack of Pharmacists in the National Network of Integrated Continuous Care Units

  • Program to promote Health Literacy in the general population 

  • APJF Mentoring Programme

  • Educational offers and partnerships 

  • Participation in the FIP World Congress

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Contacts

Do you want to know more about APJF? Do you have similar experiences to share? 

Reach out to us at:

internacional@apjf.pt