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APSMI is affiliated with WSMI as a regional association for the Asia-Pacific area. APSMI acts as the official body of the Asia-Pacific Region, especially promotes the responsible Self-Medication in the Asia-Pacific region.

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The article entitled “the Self-Medication Collaborative Asian Regulator Expert Roundtable (Self-CARER)” was published in WHO Drug Information, p 11, Vol. 31, No.1, 2017.
APSMI has supported Self-CARER since 2014.
URL: http://www.who.int/medicines/publications/druginformation/en/
Korea Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (KPMA) changed the name to Korea Pharmaceutical and Bio-Pharma Manufacturers Association (KPBMA) on 15th March.
Dr. Kyeong-Ho Lee retired, then Dr. Hee-Mok Won was inaugurated the new Chairman in March as the successor of Dr. Lee.
The corporate member, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., changed the name to Takeda Consumer Healthcare Co., Ltd..
The Japan Consumer Healthcare Business Unit of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. became a wholly owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. The new company name is Takeda Consumer Healthcare Co., Ltd..
Indonesia association, Gabungan Perusahaan Farmasi Indonesia joined in APSMI in November 2016.
URL: http://www.gpfarmasi.or.id
3rd APSMI General Assembly Meeting joining with 11th WSMI Asia-Pacific Regional Conference
APSMI and WSMI Conference was held on 13th -14th October 2016, at Westin Nagoya Castle Hotel in Nagoya Japan, hosted by Japan Federation of Self-Medication Industries (JFSMI) and Japan Self-Medication Industry (JSMI). About 300 persons from 23 countries/regions including Asia, US, Europe and the Middle East etc. participated in this conference on the theme of “Acceleration of Self-Care toward Next Stage”.
Mr. Akira Uehara was elected the new Chairperson of APSMI.
The current Chairperson, Ms. Malinee Uditananda, had filled up her term as the Chairperson. Mr. Akira Uehara has been inaugurated as the new APSMI Chairperson on 14th October 2016. He is the representative of Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., the cooperate member of APSMI.
Philippines association, Consumer Healthcare Industry Association of the Philippines, Inc., joined in APSMI in August 2016.