B12 - New technologies to enable better care



Mrs Jane Dawson (New Zealand)
Dr Nita Sood (Germany)


This session will focus on enhanced technology to manage health information and to maintain agility across the supply chain in military and emergency pharmacy. In the rapidly advancing technology realm and global environment of frequent man-made or natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to share the latest innovations in pharmacy practice. This will enable pharmacists to provide optimum care to meet the needs of their patients, regardless of practice setting. This session will also focus on protecting the health of the forces and military’s daily contributions during COVID-19 to protect national security and help build a healthy society.


16:00 – 16:10      Introduction by the chair 

16:10 – 16:35


Use of unapproved drugs during military and civilian emergency situations
Colonel Matthias Meyer, Germany Army and Special Project Officer for Regulatory Affairs, Germany

16:35 – 17:00


Military Pharmacy’s Contributions to the Profession and a Healthy Society
Mr Uroš Čakar, University of Belgrade, Serbia 
17:00 – 17:20   Panel discussion and Q&A 
17:20 – 17:30


Conclusion by the chair 

Learning Objectives

  1. To describe technology solutions to enhance better health care and outcomes
  2. To explain the effectiveness of traditional and technology-based operations
  3. To describe lessons learnt from COVID-19 testing and vaccine supply management
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