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Scratch-off labels on pharmaceutical packaging
Counterfeit drugs represent a major health risk for the public health and the individual patient. They lower the confidence in medicines, harm ...
HIV programming in Church institutions - challenges & responses
Pharmalink is a annual publication of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN). The 2012 edition on HIV programming is now out. The electronic version ...
EPN strategy for 2016-2020
"The strategy of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network for 2016-2020 builds on the achievements of the previous strategy period while also addressing ...
The Changing Face of Pharmacy
"'If you want to explain any poison properly, what then is not a poison? All things are poison, nothing is without poison; the dose alone causes a thing ...
Mapping pharmaceutical human resources in church health services
Medicines are essential tools for the treatment, prophylaxis or diagnosis in medicine. To handle medicines adequately pharmaceutical professionals are ...
Annual Report 2011 of EPN
"Looking back at 2011, EPN can be proud. Ongoing projects were continued and new projects were carried out successfully. The annual report shows this ...
Access to quality medicines: priority needs, priority actions for today and tomorrow
Addis Ababa, 21-23 March 2012. The biennial Forum and General meeting of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN) is an opportunity for EPN members to ...
Annual Report 2012 of EPN
Welcome to our Annual Report of 2012. The report starts with a campaign on “Think Zinc”, touching a child suffering from diarrhoea, just because ...
Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network: Annual Report 2016
The EPN Annual Report 2017 is available in English language. Download it here .
Annual Report 2010 of EPN
"We are reflecting on the previous 12 months – where have they gone, all the very busy days? Again we are asking ourselves – did we move anything? ...
Essentials of Pharmacy Practice Course
“She is now very competent and assists patients in the dispensary. She is able to carry out her responsibilities with confidence.” This is a ...
Guidelines for Effective and Efficient Pharmaceutical Services
The Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN) has developed 25 Guidelines for Effective and Efficient Pharmaceutical Services, to support health facility ...
Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network: 30 years of strengthening pharmaceutical services
In 1981 the World Council of Churches started, within its Christian Medical Commission, a programme to address pharmaceutical issues in Church Health ...
How to address the shortages of children's medicines
A significant proportion of the health care resources at any level is spent on medicines and health supplies. Unfortunately in spite of this, ...
Implementing standard operating procedures, guidelines and standards
The 2013 edition of EPN 's Pharmalink is now available online. To read about how implementing standard operating procedures, guidelines and standards ...
Maternal and Child Health Care Access to Safe Pharmaceuticals
Nairobi, 28-30 April 2014. This year's EPN Forum is expected to bring together senior executives from Christian Health Associations, Church Based ...
Annual Report 2015 of EPN
"There are so many challenges in the world, so many things are not really working. After 35 years of EPN’s existence, so many people are still suffering and ...
Access to medicines - an issue of social justice
"EPN believes access to medicines is a basic human right and every effort should be made to ensure that all actors in the health sector take up the ...
Annual Report 2013 of EPN
The Annual Report 2013 of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network ( EPN ) is available in English.
EPN members
"EPN counts 92 Anglophone and Francophone members (and still growing!) from over 30 countries, who are categorized as full members or associate members. ...
"I think our role is to raise the voices of churches in advocacy for human resources, particularly in pharmaceutical human resources"
Donna Kusemererwa is the Executive Director of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network , a Christian non-profit organization committed to the provision of ...
Faith-inspired health care providers in Africa: targeting the poor?
Faith-inspired institutions (FIIs) state as their mission the aim to provide quality health services to all, and in particular to serve the poor or the ...
Annual Report 2014 of EPN
"Since joining EPN in March 2014, our focus has been on ensuring that the organization’s goals are met through promoting the provision of just and ...
The past, present and future of EPN
For 30 years, the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN) has been actively supporting church health systems, for the benefit of the patient who needs ...
WHO global forum: Addressing the challenge of noncommunicable diseases
Moscow, 27 April 2011. The WHO Global Forum "Addressing the challenge of noncommunicable diseases" will bring together a wide group of stakeholders to share ...
Effective pharmaceutical supply chains: On the road in low income countries
"From manufacturer to patient, that is the road medicines need to take all over the world. In some cases it’s a short distance. For most patients in ...
EPN's new Executive Director: Rev. Baraka Kabudi
On 1 st January 2013, the board of the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network (EPN) appointed Rev. Baraka Kabudi as the new Executive Director of EPN. Donna ...