Chinese Pharmaceutical Association (CPA)
Chinese Pharmaceutical Association (CPA) was founded as an academic society in 1907, which has more than 120,000 individual members and 83 group members now. The 24th Board of CPA was elected by the 24th National Member's Congress in May 2017. Mr. Sun Xianze is the current President of CPA. CPA has 13 working Committees, 28 professional Committees, 28 academic journals and 2 corporate entities. CPA won the National Advanced Social Organization Award of the Ministry of Civil Affairs in 2010 and was rated as AAAAA social organization by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China in 2015.
Each year, CPA hosts over 50 influential domestic or international academic conferences and training activities, such as Chinese Pharmaceutical Conference, Chinese Pharmacist Week, CPA Online Training Courses of Pharmaceutics, etc.
CPA is the member organization of International Pharmaceutical Federation（FIP）. Prof. Sang Guowei, the President of the 22ndand 23th Board of CPA, was awarded FIP Lifetime Achievement in the Pharmaceutical Science Award in 2014. CPA successfully co-hosted the Global Conference on Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Education with FIP in 2016. The Statements on Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Education (Nanjing Statements) and two other crucial documents for the guidance of global pharmaceutical education development were adopted by this conference.
CPA has conducted more than 60 research projectsbased on Chinese Medical Economic Information (CMEI) database of CPA to support national drug industry policy making, national drug policy making and safe medication promotion. It also published lists of over-registered drug products based on CMEI database.
CPA carried out various science popularization activities annually, such as ‘Safe Medication’, ‘Health along with Me’, and so on. It won the Chinese Science Popularization Outstanding Society Award of China Association for Science and Technology in 2011-2017 consecutively. In 2016, A Hundred Thousand Q&A on Health for All edited by CPA won the Second Class Prize of the National Scientific and Technology Award.