65th IPSF World Congress - Kigali, Rwanda

The 65th IPSF World Congress 2019 will be held in a vibrant city of Kigali, Rwanda, hosted by Rwanda Pharmaceutical Student's Association (RPSA) from 30th July until 8th August 2019. The Congress will gather more than 600 pharmacy students and recent graduates from 90 countries worldwide. The main theme of the conference Striving towards Health for All: Exploring Innovations in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will tackle one of the main global health agenda by stressing role of pharmacists in achieving Universal Health Coverage.
30 Jul - 8 Aug 2019
Kigali, Rwanda

65th IPSF World Congress 2019

The 65th IPSF World Congress 2019 will be held in a vibrant city of Kigali, Rwanda, hosted by Rwanda Pharmaceutical Student's Association (RPSA) from 30th July until 8th August 2019. The Congress will gather more than 600 pharmacy students and recent graduates from 90 countries worldwide. 

The main theme of the conference Striving towards Health for All: Exploring Innovations in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will tackle one of the main global health agenda by stressing role of pharmacists in achieving Universal Health Coverage. During the Congress, educational symposium under the topic Educating Pharmacists to Meet the Healthcare Needs of the Future: Preparing for Non-Traditional Roles and scientific symposium under the topic Using New Technologies to Promote Health: Novel Medicines and Delivery Systems will be organised.

The IPSF World Congress hope to inspire future pharmacists to become leaders and advocates through the attending General Assembly, exchange of ideas, networking and learning from the various educational and scientific sessions. Participants are also able to attend professional development competitions such as Patient Counselling Event, Clinical Skills Event, Compounding Event and Marketing Skills event as well as public health and humanitarian campaigns.

Founded in 1949, IPSF is the oldest faculty-based international student organisation. During 65th World Congress, IPSF will celebrate its 70th anniversary, remember some of the great IPSF's achievements in the fields of public health, pharmacy education and professional development and long-lasting Student Exchange Programme which celebrated 65th anniversary in 2017.


Registration for the 65th IPSF World Congress will open on 15th January 2019.

Registration fees:

  • First phase: 15th January - 31st March 2019 - 350 €
  • Second phase: 31st March - 15th May 2019 - 400 €
  • Third phase: 15th May - July 2019 - 450 €

If you have any questions about the 65th IPSF World Congress participation, if you would like to participate as speaker or support the event, please do not hesitate to contact Chairperson of the 65th IPSF World Congress, Mr. Jean de Dieu Iradukunda at congress@ipsf.org or IPSF President, Ms. Petra Orlić at president@ipsf.org.