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The GPP training programs in Asia

Here is a report for the further information of fake vaccine scandal in Indonesia. In order to promote WHO’s GPP guideline in Asia countries, Taiwan has become an important GPP …

FAPA training program development

In 2013, Taiwan International Pharmacy Profession Collaboration and Development Center was established by FAPA foundation. At the same time, the department of pharmacy at Taipei Veterans General Hospital became the …

Future challenge and e-health

As aging has become a global trend in human population. The needs of healthcare have raised. Technologies and big data science have brought changes into pharmacy and insurance systems. There …

NHI framework and financing

Since the Taiwan NHI is a national health system, the finance is an important factor to discover. In this video, Prof. Wu will introduce the framework and the financing of …

Cleaning & waste management

Cytotoxic waste is waste contaminated with cytotoxic drugs or metabolites. It includes any residual cytotoxic drug that remains following patient treatment and all materials that have come into contact with …

Labeling, transporting and administration

After preparing and dispensing the cytotoxic drugs, it is important to safely transport to the patient location, which is usually at the nursing station. In this video, Deputy Chiang will …

Reduce exposure to the hazards

Hierarchy of hazard control is a system used in industry to minimize or eliminate exposure to hazards. The main goal of level 3 risk control is to reduce exposure to …

Risks of preparation and dispensing

Cytotoxic drug preparation poses the greatest risk of occupational exposure to workers. With adequate precautions, contamination of personnel and the work environment has been shown to be reduced. Education and …

Staff health monitoring & training

An essential part of the risk management strategy is dealing with issues of staff health surveillance, counseling, reporting and record keeping. Health surveillance is part of a comprehensive prevention program …

Risk assessment of hazardous drug handling

The purpose for the assessment is to enable decision to be made about the appropriate risk control measures, induction and training, monitoring and health surveillance as may be required by …

What is required to manage the risk?

The aim of the risk management is to eliminate or minimize the risk of illness or injury associated with work. This week, Deputy Director Chiang will explain in detail of …

Non-sterile hazardous preparation

In the past 10 years, the use of oral anticancer agents for the treatment of various type of cancer has been increasing. Of all the cancer therapy under clinical development, …

Special devices to handle hazardous drugs

In the late 1990s, several study indicated that vials and ampoule delivered from pharmaceutical company may be contaminated on the outside with the cytotoxic drug. To compliant with the guideline …

Personal protective equipments

The correct selection and use of personal protective equipment is required. There are 2 main reasons. To ensure the sterility of the end products To protect the operator In this …