Mission Statement

MIPA has set for itself 15 goals for the Association, to clarify its mandate and provide direction to the Association.

Goal 1: Provide accessibility to safe and affordable medications on a global basis for the improvement of health and the well being of individuals of all ages from around the world;

Goal 2: Develop creative solutions for superior patient access to safe and affordable medications and other health care products, while continuing to provide high quality professional patient care and services;

Goal 3: Expand access to and promote the value of international pharmacist care-giving services in obtaining positive health outcomes for individuals around the world through the optimal use of safe and affordable medications;

Goal 4: Support members in their efforts to meet and exceed existing professional standards of care and to develop standards of care unique to the international pharmacy industry;

Goal 5: Equip pharmacist members with information and educational resources to support the global provision of patient care;

Goal 6: Promote the value and role of international pharmacy in the health care system;

Goal 7: Work in conjunction with regulatory bodies and government agencies to establish standards of practice and protocols to ensure the safe provision of drug products and services to patients worldwide;

Goal 8: Promote involvement in pharmacy and health-related issues;

Goal 9: Ensure the international pharmacy industry perspective is communicated and understood by legislators and policy-makers;

Goal 10: Create a favourable political and business climate in which MIPA member pharmacies can carry out their business plans;

Goal 11: Protect the privacy and confidentiality of every patient’s personal health information through compliance with all statutes governing and guaranteeing that personal right;

Goal 12: Protect all information collected, maintain data accuracy and prevent unauthorized access through appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure such information;

Goal 13: Ensure effective channels of communication between members and the association;

Goal 14: Protect the global economic foundation of the international pharmacy industry to ensure continued access to safe, high quality, affordable drug products and services to patients worldwide; and

Goal 15: Develop the resource base necessary for successful achievement of the Association’s goals.