Affiliate Updates

Welcome to the Affiliate Updates page, your source for the latest news and updates from our affiliated organizations. At the Irish Association of Pharmacologists (IAP), we value collaboration and partnership with other esteemed organizations in the field of pharmacology. Through this page, we aim to keep our members informed about important developments, events, and initiatives from our affiliates such as the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) and the European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (EACPT). Explore this page regularly to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in pharmacology worldwide

RCSI: Medication Without Harm knowledge exchange event

  • Date:22 April 2024
  • Time:09:30 – 14:30
  • Category:Community, General events, Research 
  • Location:RCSI DublinAlbert Lecture Theatre, RCSI, 123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

The World Health Organization Global Patient Safety Challenge: ‘Medication Without Harm’ aims to reduce severe avoidable harm associated with medication by half globally over the next five years.

The Global Patient Safety Challenge consists of three priority areas of medication safety that most affect patients: high-risk prescribing, polypharmacy (use of multiple drugs) and transitions of care; and aims to strengthen health systems and practices within countries to improve patient safety and decrease avoidable medication-related harm.

This one-day Medication Without Harm Knowledge Exchange Event will bring together healthcare policymakers, healthcare professionals, researchers, patients and the public to present and share current evidence and discuss their perspectives on medication safety.  

EACPT: European Geriatric Medicine Society SIG on Pharmacology

  • Date: 19th March 2024
  • Time: 3pm-4:00pm (Europe/Amsterdam)
  • Location: Online

The SIG Pharmacology invites you for our OPEN Online meeting. Scheduled for March 19, from 15.00-16.30(CET), the meeting will feature three presentations:

  1. Newer drugs in hypercholesterolemia in older adults (Felicitas Stoll, Germany)
  2. Prevention and reversal of prescribing cascades (Prof Fatma Karapinar-Çarkit, Netherlands)
  3. Optimizing Pharmacotherapy in Older Patients with Delirium (Prof Giuseppe Bellelli, Italy