Last August 1, 2017, The Professional Regulation Commission Board of Pharmacy (PRC BOP), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Philippine Pharmacists Association, Inc. (PPhA) met at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) to discuss and align the policies and regulations to be issued in the coming months for the implementation of Republic Act 10918 or the Philippine Pharmacy Act.
Present in the meeting were the leaders of 3 different organizations headed by Hon. Adelina Royo, Chairperson of the PRC BOP, Nela Charage Puno, DG of the FDA and Dr. Yolanda Robles, President, PPhA.
The meeting was hosted by the PRC to ensure the effective implementation of RA 10918. Current issues were also raised and plan of actions we also discussed.
The group agreed to meet again on the latter part of August 2017 to set targets and milestones on the deliverables discussed.