IFAPP

International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Pharmaceutical Medicine

National Member Associations

IFAPP is comprised of the leading professional associations in the fields of Pharmaceutical Medicine and medicines development.

Education

Worldwide Development and Professional Certification

Communication

Excellent Global Communication Since 1975

Collaborations

IFAPP collaborates and coordinates with key players in the fields of pharmaceutical medicine and medicines development

Certification Working Group

CCWG works collaboratively in the development and delivery of relevant and recognised education and training in PM/MDS for the benefit of IFAPP’s professional membership.

Members and Individual Affiliates

IFAPP is comprised of the leading professional associations in the fields of Pharmaceutical Medicine and medicines development. These National Member Associations (NMAs) pay dues to support IFAPP’s work and guide its efforts by participating in its working groups and naming representatives to IFAPP’s House of Delegates.

If you wish to contact any NMA below please get in touch with:

IFAPP secretariat
p/a Business2gether
Koningstraat 23
2411 CL Bodegraven
The Netherlands
E-mail: secretariat@ifapp.org
Phone: +31 6 2291 1039

Chamber of Commerce: 30224375

1 National Member Associations

IFAPP is comprised of the leading professional associations in the fields of Pharmaceutical Medicine and medicines development. These National Member Associations (NMAs) pay dues to support IFAPP’s work and guide its efforts by participating in its working groups and naming representatives to IFAPP’s House of Delegates.

The National Member Associations are listed below in alphabetical order by continent and country.

 

ASIA

Japan
Japanese Association of Pharmaceutical Medicine (JAPhMed)
Founded: 1968
Website: www.japhmed.jp
President: Kazuya Iwamoto
Delegate: Kotone Matsuyama

Korea
Korean Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine (KSPM)
Founded: 1995
Website: www.kspm.org
President: Alan Choi
Delegate: Haewon Lee

Philippines
Philippine College of Pharmaceutical Medicine (PCPM)
Founded: 1969
President: Ronald Subsida
Delegate: Chinnie Tan

Singapore
Association of Pharmaceutical Medicine Singapore
Founded: 2006
Website: www.apmsingapore.org
President: Ajay Tiku
Delegate: Alan McDougall

 

EUROPE

Austria
Gesellschaft für Pharmazeutische Medizin (GPMed)
Founded: 1993
Website: www.gpmed.at
President : Johannes Pleiner
Delegate: Christian Baumgartner

Belgium
Belgian Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians (BeAPP)
Founded: 1972
Website: www.beapp.be
President: Erik Present
Delegate: Dominique Dubois

Denmark
Danish Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians (OLE/DAPP)
Founded: 1957
Website: www.dadlnet.dk 
President and Delegate: Frank Bringstrup

Finland
Finnish Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians (SuLL/FiAPP)
Founded:
President: Juhana J. Idänpään-Heikkilä
Delegate: Kristiina Kuismanen

France
Association des Métiers Médicaux des Industries de Santé (AMMIS)
Founded 2018
President: Francois Xavier Frapaise
Delegate: Anne-Marie Masquelier

Germany
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pharmazeutische Medizin e.V. (DGPharMed e.V.)
Founded: 1973
Website: www.dgpharmed.de
President: Florinda Mihaescu
Delegate: Michael Hübschen

Greece
Hellenic Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine (ELEFI)
Founded: 1992
Website: www.elefi.gr
President and Delegate: Varvara Baroutsou

Hungary
Hungarian Society of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
Section of Pharmaceutical Medicine
Founded: 2018
Website: www.mapharm.hu
President: Kerpel-Frónius Sándor
Delegate: Kata Mazalin

Ireland
Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians of Ireland (APPI)
Founded: 1993
Website: www.pharmaceuticalphysicians.ie
President and Delegate: Anthony Chan

Italy
Società Italiana di Medicina Farmaceutica (SIMeF)
Italian Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine
Founded: 1964
Website: www.simef.it
President: Marco Romano
Delegate: Domenico Criscuolo

The Netherlands
Dutch Association for Pharmaceutical Medicine (NVFG)
Founded: 1962
Website: www.nvfg.nl
President: Marc Kaptein
Delegate:  Kwinten Bosman

Portugal
Associação dos Médicos Portugueses da Indústria Farmacêutica (AMPIF)
Founded: 1989
Website: www.ampif.pt
President: Paula Martins de Jesus
Delegate: Ana Rita Lima

Romania
Societatea de Medicina Farmaceutica din Romania (SOMFAR)
Founded: 2003
Website: www.somfar.ro
President and Delegate: Beniamin Tabacaru

Spain
Asociación de Medicina de la Industria Farmaceutica Española (AMIFE)
Founded: 1975
www.amife.net
President: Guadalupe Martinez
Delegate: Anna Jurczynska

Switzerland

Swiss Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine (SGPM/SSPM)
Founded: 1996
Website: www.sgpm.ch
President and Delegate: Martin Traber

Swiss Association of Pharmaceutical Professionals (SwAPP)
Founded: 1995
Website: www.swapp.ch
President : Frank van den Ouweland
Delegate: Dorothee Heer

 

LATIN AMERICA

Brazil
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Farmacêutica (SBMF)
Founded: 1972
Website: www.sbmf.org.br
President: Wellington Briques
Delegate: Charles Schmidt

OCEANIA

Australia
Australia Pharmaceutical medical & scientific Professionals Association (APPA)
Website: www.appa.net.au
President: Paul Theron
Delegate: Gisela Mautner

 

NMA BEST PRACTICES

Interested in learning about the pharmaceutical industry in other parts of the world? IFAPP's NMAs and Individual Affiliates (see below) can post about their experiences and share best practices.

IFAPP will be delighted to receive news and updates from NMAs from around the world to exchange experiences and information from their respective countries. For posting such information, please get in touch with secretariat@ifapp.org. Such information will then be posted in News & Posts.

 

EXAMPLES OF NMA ACTIVITIES 

Austria
Austrian Society for Pharmaceutical Medicine (GPMed): AGES (Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety) Best Inspectee Award – Acknowledging High Quality in Austrian Clinical Research

Belgium
First Belgian Medical Affairs Day

Japan
The University of Tokyo Names Kyoko Imamura as Professor

Philippines
Philippine College of Pharmaceutical Medicine

Switzerland
ECPM Diploma Course in Pharmaceutical Medicine

 

2 INDIVIDUAL AFFILIATES

In addition to NMAs IFAPP is represented by Individual Affiliates in the following countries:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, China, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, South Africa, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, UK, and USA.

IFAPP values global networking and is keen to learn about innovative and best practices. IFAPP also looks forward to receiving applications from colleagues to become Individual Affiliates.

Individual membership is open to all those who wish to be part of and contribute to the international community of Pharmaceutical Medicine and drug development sciences.

You may choose to become an Individual Affiliate in addition to your membership in your NMA as that would enable you to vote at General Assembly meetings (but not at the House of Delegates meetings which you could not do as a member of an NMA unless you are the national delegate in the House of Delegates).

As an Individual Affiliate you can also be elected to the Board of Directors. In addition you can obtain Professional Certification with specific credentials and use of post-nominal letters.

The annual fee of individual IFAPP membership is 30 Euro for those residing in Europe and 30 USD for those residing in other parts of the world.

To learn more about the process involved in becoming an individual IFAPP member, you may also request our Standard Operating Procedure for Individual Affiliation.

To apply for membership, please request the Application to become an Individual Affiliate form from the Secretariat as below, fill it in and email it together with a copy of your Curriculum Vitae.

Address: secretariat@ifapp.org

We look forward to working with you!