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During ISOPP’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) two months ago, I shared two of ISOPP’s strategies in navigating the pandemic, namely, advancing cancer care globally through projects and collaborations, and preparing for the return of in-person meetings. 

 

Submitted by Lynne Nakashima, Senior Director, Provincial Pharmacy, BC Cancer

Due to the ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic, CAPhO was forced to hold our annual national oncology conference, the CAPhO Conference virtually this year.  It was held June 4-6, 2021 and coincided with CAPhO's 25th Anniversary!

 

By Hisanaga Nomura, Deputy Manager, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development

In this report, we published our research regarding occupational exposure to hazardous drugs.1

 

By Lisa Holle, PharmD, BCOP, FHOPA, FISOPP

Together, we can fight cancer anywhere. That was the motto of the 17th Annual HOPA conference held April 13-17, 2021. Due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the annual meeting was held virtually for the first time, but that didn’t slow down the educational offerings or the attendance.

 

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!

 

By Elaine Lazzaroni, Executive Vice President, SOBRAFO

With the central theme "Opportunities and challenges to the pharmacist in oncology: from patient safety to precision medicine", the 10th Brazilian Congress of Oncology Pharmacists (SOBRAFO 2020) took place between the 16th and 21st of November 2020 in a completely online edition due to the restrictions imposed by the Brazilian health authorities against the pandemic caused by Sars-CoV-2.

 

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!

 

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!

 

By Asomaniwaa Owusu-Ansah, Erith Pharmaceuticals and Health Services Ltd, Accra, Ghana

Since 2016, Erith Health Services has distributed safety equipment to cancer centers; equipment that are intended to provide personal protection to health professionals who handle chemotherapy medicines to significantly minimize risks associated with exposure. Our core solution: to improve cancer treatment outcomes by improving the conditions under which health workers prepare, administer and dispose off chemotherapy. 

 
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