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From Basel to Brussels: the FIP Basel Statements as the foundation of the EAHP Statements of Hospital Pharmacy
  1. Lee Vermeulen
  1. Correspondence to Professor Lee Vermeulen, UW Health Center for Clinical Knowledge Management, Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin—Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, M/C 9475, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 USA; LC.Vermeulen{at}


The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) hosted the Global Conference on the Future of Hospital Pharmacy in 2008. Attended by 348 participants, representing 98 countries, the FIP Global Conference was a landmark event that produced what are now known as the FIP Basel Statements on the Future of Hospital Pharmacy. This paper provides a brief summary of the development and subsequent use of the Basel Statements on which the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) statements are based.

  • Public Health
  • Clinical Pharmacy
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