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IPSF AFRICAN PHARMACEUTICAL SYMPOSIUM 2015, RWANDA

AfPS

4th IPSF-African Pharmaceutical Symposium

Newsletter

Volume 1

KIGALI-RWANDA
From 9th -14th July,2015
Main Auditorium , UR Headquarters

AfPS Newsletter, vol 1

IPSF AFRICAN PHARMACEUTICAL SYMPOSIUM 2015, RWANDA

AfPS Newsletter
Volume 1

AfPS Newsletter, vol 1

4th IPSF-African Pharmaceutical Symposium


KIGALI-RWANDA
From 9th -14th July,2015
Main Auditorium , UR Headquarters

Discover IPSF and RPSA


Rwanda Pharmaceutical Students Association is a youth led
organization, which champions efforts to help young people,
and communities make informed and responsible decisions on
their health as well as social and economic standards of living.
It regroups Pharmacy students in the School of Medicine and
Pharmacy, College of Medicine and Health Sciences at the
University of Rwanda including National and International
students.
RPSAs main mission is to educate and inform the youth on
global issues, to inspire them to develop pharmacy education,
to encourage their participation in global issues, to identify
needs of our community through pharmaceutical research
and build sustainable profession development in Rwanda
aimed at youth development and provide young people with
tools and resources for effective action.

RPSA is linked to other Pharmaceutical Students' Associa


tions worldwide through the International Pharmaceutical
Students' Federation (IPSF) www.ipsf.org and it is among the
nine African full members which are South Africa, Tanzania,
Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe,
Namibia.
IPSF is the leading international advocacy organization for
pharmacy students. Since establishment in 1949, IPSF now
represents more than 350,000 pharmacy students and recent
graduates in 84 countries worldwide. IPSF has its headquar
ters in The Hague, Netherlands.
The mission of the Federation is to improve public health by
Advancing pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical science;
responding to global challenges in health, health education
and workforce strategies; serving as the global, collective voice
of students and recent graduates in pharmacy and Pharma
ceutical sciences.

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AfPS Newsletter
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AfPS Newsletter, vol 1

4th IPSF-African Pharmaceutical Symposium


KIGALI-RWANDA
From 9th -14th July,2015
Main Auditorium , UR Headquarters

What is AfPS?
Africa Pharmaceutical Symposium also abbreviated as AfPS is
an event of AfRO or Africa Regional Office, one of the 5 regions
of IPSF, held annually for pharmacy students recent graduates
and pharmacy professionals especially in the African region. The
program includes a symposium on topics of pharmaceutical in
terest and of scientific and educational nature, meetings and
workshops, a pre-AfPS training program and many social and
cultural events.

Rwanda ,a country of thousand hills ,will host this event on its


fourth time from 9th to 14th of July2015 and more than 300 dele
gates from over 10 African countries will travel to Rwanda .
Theme of the symposium is:

Enhancing Rational Use of Medicine in Africa


through integration of Research in Pharmacy Prac
tice.

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AfPS Newsletter, vol 1

4th IPSF-African Pharmaceutical Symposium

Newsletter
Volume 1

KIGALI-RWANDA
From 9th -14th July,2015
Main Auditorium , UR Headquarters

Benefits of 4th IPSF-AfPS

Pharmacy students will get the overview of the work they will be doing in coming days and challenges in order
to get prepared to face them and manage them appropriately.

Both pharmacy students and practicing pharmacists will acquire new strategies or improve existing ones, so as
to show a good professional image of pharmacists all over the World.

Establish lasting structures, such as competence and routines that reduce preventable patient harm.

Improve the patient safety culture in health and care services .

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KIGALI-RWANDA
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Main Auditorium , UR Headquarters

The 4th IPSF-AfPS Program


Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

9th July

10th July

11th July

12th July
Breakfast

13th July

14th July

*Opening ceremony
*IPSF workshop

Educational symposium

Scientific symposium

Day

Morning
Arrival
Check-in

Lunch
*Regional Assem- *Regional Assem- *Regional
bly
bly
Assembly
*Workshop
*Public health
*Workshop

Afternoon

*Poster exhibition
*Workshop

Excursion

Dinner
Evening
and nights

Official delegates interview

International night

Cultural evening

Auction night

White coat dinner


and Gala night

*Check out
*Departure
*PostSymposiumTour

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KIGALI-RWANDA
From 9th -14th July,2015
Main Auditorium , UR Headquarters

Event Information
Symposium Date: 9th 14th July 2015,
LIT: 6th 8th July 2015
Venue: Main Auditor ium, UR Headquar ter s, Kigali

Registration Process

Registration Fees for the Symposium

Phase 1: 1 February 30 March


Phase 2: 1 April 15 June

$260
$300

Registration Fees for the Leaders in Training Program-LIT


1 February-15 June

$140

Please kindly visit


www.ipsfafps2015.wprdpress.com for more details

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Visa Information
Nationals of Australia, Germany, Israel, New Zealand, Republic of South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom
and United States of America shall get entry visa and pay fee upon arrival at any Rwanda entry point without
prior application. The entry visa fee is 30USD, valid for a period of up to 30 days.EAC Partner states citizens
are issued with 6 months visitors renewable pass at entry points with no fee.
DRC citizens get visitors visa for a stay not exceeding 90 days with no fee as provided by the CEPGL
agreement.
Nationals of Singapore, Hong Kong, Mauritius and Philippines are exempted from entry/tourism visa for a
stay of up to 90 days. Nationals of African countries shall continue getting entry visa at Rwanda entry points.

Visa fee $30


Nationals of countries not mentioned above shall get visa upon application before travelling and pay
prescribed fee.The link to Rwanda Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration, all the infos about
VISA requirements
http://www.migration.gov.rw/index.php?id=75
apply online via http://www.migration.gov.rw/index.php?id=28

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Accomodation
Alpha Palace Hotel With everything right
where you need it. Be it luxury or comfort, they
have it all in one package. The alpha Palace
Hotel is one of the finest hotels in Kigali,
centrally located along the main road at 1
kilometer from Kanombe Airport, so is
convenient for your leisure or business as well
as the symposium.

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ENJOY RWANDAN BEAUTY!

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From 9th -14th July,2015
Main Auditorium , UR Headquarters

Post symposium tour Program

Rwanda , country of thousand hills, also know as the heart of


Africa with UGANDA in the North, BURUNDI in the South,
DRC in the west and TANZANIA in the east.
Rwanda is known for its uniqueness of cultural dancing.

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IPSF AFRICAN PHARMACEUTICAL SYMPOSIUM 2015, RWANDA

AfPS Newsletter
Volume 1

4th IPSF-African Pharmaceutical Symposium


KIGALI-RWANDA
From 9th -14th July,2015
Main Auditorium , UR Headquarters

Rwanda is a green undulating landscape of hills, gardens, coffee


and tea plantations. It will offer a one of a kind journey to partic
ipants as they travel around the home to one third of the world
remaining Mountain Gorillas, one third of Africa's bird species,
several species of primates, Volcanoes, Congo - Nile Trail, resorts
and islands on the expansive Lake Kivu, graceful dancers, artis
tic crafts and friendly people.

AfPS Newsletter, vol 1

IPSF AFRICAN PHARMACEUTICAL SYMPOSIUM 2015, RWANDA

AfPS Newsletter
Volume 1

4th IPSF-African Pharmaceutical Symposium


KIGALI-RWANDA
From 9th -14th July,2015
Main Auditorium , UR Headquarters

AfPS Newsletter, vol 1

IPSF AFRICAN PHARMACEUTICAL SYMPOSIUM 2015, RWANDA

AfPS Newsletter
Volume 1

AfPS Newsletter, vol 1

4th IPSF-African Pharmaceutical Symposium


KIGALI-RWANDA
From 9th -14th July,2015
Main Auditorium , UR Headquarters

UWASE Marie
Ange
Chairperson of African Pharmaceutical Symposium
E-mail: afps@afro.ipsf.org
Phone address: +250783935990
Website: www.ipsfafps2015.wordpress.com

BIMPE Israel
President of Rwanda Pharmacy Students Association
E-mail: president.rpsa@gmail.com
Phone address:+250788801535
Website: www.aephar.weebly.com