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pharmaceutical associations, societies and statutory councils

  1. 1. Pharmaceutical Associations Societies and Statutory Councils Presented by Farheen Unnisa R.No: 10S61R0022 Guidance by Seema Firdouse M.Pharm
  2. 2. PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATIONS AND SOCIETIES CONTENTS INTRODUCTION PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATIONS 1. Indian Drug Manufacturers Association 2. Organization Of Pharmaceutical Producers Of India 3. Bulk Drug Manufacturers Association 4. Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council Of India 5. Indian Pharmaceutical Association 6. Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association STATUTORY COUNCILS 1. All India Council for Technical Education 2. Pharmacy Council of India 1
  3. 3. In general, an association is a group of persons banded together for a specific purpose. Definition of an Association INTRODUCTION A society is a group of people involved with each other through persistent relations, or a large social grouping sharing the same geographical or social territory, subject to the same political authority and dominant cultural expectations. Human societies are characterized by patterns of relationships between individuals who share a distinctive culture and institutions; a given society may be described as the sum total of such relationships among its constituent members Definition of a Society 2
  4. 4. PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATIONS IDMA OPPI BDMA PHARMEXCIL IPA IPGA 3
  5. 5. 1. Indian Drug Manufacturers Association (IDMA) IDMA was established in the year 1961 and is situated in Mumbai. It consists of about 750 large, medium and small companies involved in the manufacturing of bulk drugs and formulation all over the country. Functions It organizes the pharmaceutical analysts convention (PAC). It functions to promote co-ordination between the member countries. It is involved in the publication of the following. (a) IDMA bulletin – A weekly publication. (b) IDMA drugs – Monthly journal containing original research (c) IDMA annual publication (d) Indian Herbal Pharmacopoeia It highlights the other problems being faced by the pharmaceutical industry. 4
  6. 6. 2. Organization Of Pharmaceutical Producers Of India (OPPI) It was established in the year 1965 with an aim to contribute in achieving health care objectives of the nation. It is a premier association of research – based pharmaceutical companies in India. It is an active member of International federation of pharmaceutical manufacturers association (IFPMA), headquartered in Geneva. Objectives To encourage the establishment of a global environment To encourage healthy relationships and partnerships To ensure regular sharing of experience Functions It conducts several seminars and workshops Supports scientific research Designs and conducts training programmes 5
  7. 7. 3. Bulk Drug Manufacturers Association (BDMA) It was established in the year 1991 with Hyderabad as its headquarters. It is an India body representing bulk drug manufacturers of the country. Objectives To promote healthy discussion among its member industries To initiate and augment cooperation To encourage the discovery Functions Dispatches periodic representations Keeps its member industries well-informed Organizes periodic seminars on regional or national basis To establish or maintain a laboratory for qualitative analysis 6
  8. 8. 4. Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council Of India (Pharmexcil) Pharmexcil is a trade promotion body developed to take care of promotional activities for export of drugs and pharmaceuticals Pharmexcil was formed on May 12, 2004 after the ministry of commerce and industry The working committee comprises representatives from major pharmaceutical companies such as Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories, Ranbaxy, JB Chemicals Functions Issues RCMC Organizes trade delegations Arranges buyer-seller meetings in foreign countries Organizes reverse buyer-selling meetings in India 7
  9. 9. 5. Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) It is a professional association of Indian pharmacists whose number exceeds well above 10,000. The association has 17 state branches and more than 33 local branches. Objectives To promote the art and profession To provide necessary education and training To initiate and encourage all kinds of scientific and technical research Functions IPA organizes several training programmes for pharmacy professionals It reports to the concerned authorities It publishes the following (a) Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (b) Pharma Times 8
  10. 10. 6. Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA) Established in 1973, IPGA is an association with mainly Indian pharmacy graduates as its members. It is affiliated to Indian pharmaceutical congress association. Objectives To improve the status of pharmacy graduates To ensure that achieve rightful position in pharmacy Functions It conducts workshops, seminars, annual conferences It publishes IPGA today, containing various activities carried out by its state branches 9
  11. 11. STATUTORY COUNCILS All India Council for Technical Education Pharmacy Council of India 10
  12. 12. AICTE Act was passed in the year 1987 by the Central Government to upgrade the standards of technical education in the country. AICTE was established in 1988 as a statutory body for control over institutions providing technical education. Introduction All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Objectives To plan and develop technical education system throughout the country. To promote qualitative improvement of technical education. To maintain and regulate standards in the technical education system. 11
  13. 13. Definitions Commission Council According to the AICTE Act: Technical Education Technical Institution Constitution of AICTE The tenure of an AICTE member other than an ex-officio is five years on the first constitution and three yeas thereafter. In case any vacancy occurs, it shall be filled only for the remainder of the term. 12
  14. 14. Nominated Members Ex-officio Members Official Members Members of AICTE 13
  15. 15. Official Members Chairman of the Council Vice-chairman of the Council Member-secretary of the Council 14
  16. 16. Ex-officio Members Secretary to the Ministry of Education Educational advisor Chairman of University Grants Commission Chairmen of the four regional committees Director-General of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Director-General of Indian Council of Agricultural Research Director of Institute of Applied Manpower Research Chairmen of the five all India Boards of Education 15
  17. 17. Nominated Members One member representing the Ministry of Science and Technology Four members representing the organizations in industry Seven members representing different councils Two members representing other fields as the Central Government Four members representing the professional bodies Eight members representing the States and Union Territories Four members representing the other Ministries One member representing the Ministry of Finance Two members of Parliament 16
  18. 18. Functions Fixes norms and standards for technical courses regarding curricular Fixes norms and guidelines for charging tuition fee Inspection of technical institutions Provides guidelines to technical institutions and universities Promotes research and development programmes in established education system Advises the commission for promoting any technical institution Formulates schemes to provide technical education for women and handicapped people The Council sets up a National Board of Accreditation 17
  19. 19. Pharmacy Act, 1948 was passed by the Central Government for the constitution of Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) which was constituted on March 9, 1949 to ensure uniform education and training to individuals throughout the country who are interested in the profession of pharmacy. Introduction Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) Objectives To regulate the pharmacy education in the country To allow the registration as a pharmacist under the pharmacy Act To regulate the profession and practise of pharmacy 18
  20. 20. Definitions Central Council State Council According to the PCI Act: Central register Medical Practitioner Constitution of PCI The first Pharmacy Council of India was established in the year 1949. The Council is reconstituted every five years. Registered Pharmacist 19
  21. 21. Ex-Officio Members Nominated Members Elected Members Members of PCI 20
  22. 22. Official Members Six members elected by the University Grants Commission One member elected by the members of the Medical Council of India One member to represent each state, elected by each State Pharmacy Council 21
  23. 23. Nominated Members Six members nominated by the Central Government One registered pharmacist from each state One representative each of the UGC and AICTE 22
  24. 24. Ex-officio Members The Drugs Controller of India The Director General of Medical and Health Services The Director, Central Drugs Laboratory, Kolkata PCI elects a President and a Vice-president amongst its members. The members of the Council also elect an Executive Committee, consisting of the President, the Vice-president and five other members. The Council appoints a Registrar and other staff to carry out its functions and duties. The registrar so appointed shall also act as the Secretary as well as the Treasurer of the Council. The tenure of office of an elected or nominated member is five years. 23
  25. 25. Functions The Council prescribes the minimum standards of education needed for qualification as a pharmacist It ensures that the educational standards are uniformly implemented Approval of institutions which conduct the courses of study and examination for pharmacists Maintenance of Central Register containing the names of all the registered pharmacists from all states of the country The Council prepares an annual statement of its activities and accounts and reports to the Central Government 24
  26. 26. The Pharmacy Act, 1948 directed for the constitution of State Pharmacy Council (SPC) in every state to regulate the profession of pharmacy. Two or more states may agree to form a Joint State Pharmacy Council (JSPC) or the State Council of one state may serve the needs of the other participating states. Introduction State Pharmacy Council (SPC) State Pharmacy Council and the Joint State Pharmacy Council consists of the following members. 25
  27. 27. State Pharmacy Council (SPC) 1. Elected members a. Six registered pharmacists elected amongst themselves. b. One member, elected from amongst themselves by the members of the Medical Council of the State. 2. Nominated members a. Five members nominated by the State Govt of whom at least 3 persons should hold degree/diploma in pharmacy/ pharmaceutical chemistry or should be registered pharmacists. 3. Ex-officio members a. Chief Administrative Medical Officer of the State. b. Govt Analyst of the state appointed by the State Govt. c. Officer-in-charge of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 of the state. Joint State Pharmacy Council (JSPC) 1. Elected members a. Six registered pharmacists elected amongst themselves by each state. b. One member, elected from amongst themselves by the members of the Medical Council of each State. 2. Nominated members a. Five members nominated by each participating State Govt of whom at least 3 persons should hold degree/ diploma in pharmacy/pharmaceutical chemistry or should be registered pharmacists. 3. Ex-officio members a. Chief Administrative Medical Officer of the each State. b. Govt Analyst of the state appointed by each State Govt. c. Officer-in-charge of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 of each state. 26
  28. 28. Functions Each State Council prepares an annual statement of its activities and accounts It is responsible for the registration of pharmacists of the state and maintenance of the state register in which the Registrar of a State Council enters the names of all the registered pharmacists of the state State Council appoints inspectors to inspect the premises where drugs are compounded or dispensed 27
  29. 29. Conclusion of Council Now a days there is increase in number of diseases. So to face this challenges one should establish newer and cheaper drugs with standard quality. Conclusion of Associations Associations are a key part of the world, offering consumers better standards more security and greater peace of mind about the quality of the businesses with which they are dealing. Associations encourage high quality, self regulation of sectors, better training standards and a stronger voice for those businesses facing external regulation. They also ensure that governments stay in touch with the real world. They clearly have a vital role to play. 28
  30. 30. Bibliography Aryasri and Subbarao Pharmaceutical Administration R.M. Mehta and S.P.Agarwal (Councils) 29
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