HIPS Department

Department collaboration

Academic Institutional Membership from the International Pharmaceutical Federation

Hamdard Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences is the first university in Pakistan to receive Academic Institutional Membership from the International Pharmaceutical Federation. FIP AIM is the only global network interconnecting schools of pharmacy and academic pharmacy leaders around the world for networking, knowledge sharing, and leadership.

Collaboration with the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) for Pharmacy Workforce Transformation

HIPS has collaborated with the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) for Pharmacy Workforce Transformation in Pakistan. Investing in the development of an adaptable, flexible, and competent pharmaceutical workforce contributes towards achieving universal health coverage, sustainable development goals and strengthening health systems. Transforming the pharmaceutical workforce around the world requires a global vision with clear and consensus-based objectives consistent with global health strategies. This vision needs to be translated into concerted actions and engagement at the country-level in order to impact significantly on better population pharmaceutical healthcare. For this purpose, HIPS has collaborated with FIP in order to develop the pharmacy workforce with the objective of developing and training the workforce that will help in achieving national health vision 2030. The focal persons for collaboration with FIP from HIPS are Prof. Dr. Azhar Hussain and Prof. Dr. Madeeha Malik.

Development of Human Resource Component of National Medicine Policy of Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Azhar Hussain and Prof. Dr. Madeeha Malik have been nominated as focal persons for the development of human resource components in the National Medicine Policy of Pakistan. As a part of NMP development, the team at HIPS presented their vision and strategies for the HRD component at 4 day National Consultative Meeting on National Medicine Policy held from 9th-12th October 2019.

Collaboration with EuroQol for the generation of Health Data Value Sets for Pakistani Population

Prof. Dr. Madeeha Malik has collaborated with EuroQol for the generation of Health Data Value Sets for Pakistani Population. EuroQol aims to improve decisions about health and health care throughout the world by developing, promoting and supporting the use of instruments with the widest possible applicability for the measurement and valuation of health. Prof. Dr. Madeeha Malik has won research grant for generating health data sets through use of EQ-3D in Pakistan. She is focal person of EuroQol from Pakistan. She has also been selected as a member for EuroQol Asia Consortium Academy.

Collaboration with the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination for Health Workforce Transformation in Pakistan

HIPS has collaborated with the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination for Health Workforce Transformation in Pakistan. The program will include launching the FIP Pharmacy Workforce Transformation Program nationwide in order to achieve the objective of universal health coverage in Pakistan.