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On behalf of the ISOPP Nominations Task Force, Governance Committee and Secretariat, it is my pleasure to introduce the slate of candidates for three open Secretariat positions for the 2022 Election. The candidates are ISOPP members from all parts of the globe. 

Apply or nominate for an ISOPP Award or Research Grant by Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Visit the webpage for more information on eligibility criteria and how to apply.

ISOPP Members, the ISOPP quarterly Newsletter was distributed to your inbox today. Read about updates and other important news from ISOPP and members around the world!

The past two years have been challenging for us all and the situation around the world is still precarious; however, ISOPP is as committed as ever to support our members by continuing to provide virtual education, resources and connections!

2021 was the year ISOPP turned 25...

Oncology Pharmacy News

What's happening in oncology pharmacy around the world

In collaboration with the Saudi Oncology Pharmacy Assembly (SOPA), International Society of Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP) conducted its first regional hybrid conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The scientific program was delivered over 3 days from the 18th to the 20th of November, 2021.

The 24th British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) annual symposium was held virtually this year, with an exciting and impressive agenda and the opportunity to participate in a variety of sessions, including industry-led satellites, breakout sessions, poster exhibitions, and plenary sessions from top oncology experts. The talks were entirely interactive, as they had been in previous years. During the poster presentations delegates had the opportunity to ask speakers questions and discuss their up-to-date research.

(APOPC) 2021 - a summary of three presentations:

Plenary 1: Innovations to transform oncology pharmacy by Harbans Dhillon

Plenary 11: This Plenary was to showcase the main innovations in compounding of hazardous drugs and was well presented by Hisanaga Nomura from Japan and Bo Yu from China.

Hisanaga Nomura's presentation was entitled Handling Hazardous Drugs with Closed System Transfer Devices, while Bo Yu addressed the topic of Pharmacy Automation.

Asia Pacific Oncology Pharmacy Congress (APOPC) is a biennial conference targeting oncology pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other healthcare professionals practicing in oncology from Asian countries.The year 2021 marks the 3rd anniversary of the Asia Pacific Oncology Pharmacy Community (APOPC) as being transformed from the formerly community of practice known as Asia for Safe Handling.

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ISOPP’s 2022 International Symposium will take place virtually on March 4 - 5, 2022. Save the dates! 

Come to Seville, Spain in 2023 for the XXI International Symposium on Oncology Pharmacy Practice (ISOPP 2023), March 2 - 4, and ISOPP's one day Masterclass, March 5.

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Newsletter - Volume 23 | No. 4 | December 2021

The article “Impact of coronavirus of 2019 on the delivery of pharmacy services to patients with cancer: An international survey of oncology pharmacy practitioners” is published in Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice (JOPP).

The coronavirus of 2019 pandemic has necessitated vast and rapid changes in the way oncology pharmacy services are delivered around the world. The survey results demonstrate the adaptability of the oncology pharmacy profession and highlight the importance of formal evaluation of the varied practice models to determine the evidence-based practices that enhance pharmacy services.

An international survey, involving respondents from over 40 countries of oncology pharmacists and technicians was conducted via the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners (ISOPP) and collaborating global pharmacy organizations.

Newsletter - Volume 23 | No. 3 | September 2021

Newsletter - Volume 23 | No. 2 | June 2021