9th WSMI Asia-Pacific Regional Conference & 1st APSMI General Assembly Meeting October 19-20th 2012
The 9th WSMI AP regional Conference & 1st APSMI GAM was held at Conference and exhibition Center (COEX), in Seoul Korea on 19th-20th October 2012, hosted by Korea Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (KPMA). About 400 persons from China, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, EU, USA and Korea participated in this conference on the theme of “Future Horizons of Self -Care”. Subjects such as World Trends in OTC, Contribution of OTC to Health, OTC Drug Policy, Consumer Education and the new Roles of Pharmacy were presented by 30 speakers. APSMI reported the 2 years’ activities after the establishment and the future program of activities in APSMI General Assembly. In the panel discussion, the problem and solution strategy of Regulation and Self-Medication were reported by 7 associations and discussed within them.
APSMI distributed “APSMI Country Report” as the result of activities for 2 years after establishment. This report is composed by two parts. One is the survey result of Self-Medication and Regulation situation in members’ countries. Another is Regulation and OTC market data in 12 Asia Pacific countries.
The Seoul Communiqué was adopted at the end of conference.
The conference was deemed a great success by all participants.

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