History of Turkish Pharmacists Association
Turkish Pharmacists Association is established in İstanbul, due to the Law of Turkish Pharmacists Association, which is published on Official Journal of February 2nd, 1956. The assocation gained the identity of being a constitutional corporation according to the related part of Fundamental Law.
Our association is managed according to the related Law, and the organs of the association is elected among its members.
Turkish Pharmacists Association works so as to supply the mutual needs of pharmacists all over the country, to ease the professional practices, to improve the profession due to general benefits of pharmacy profession, build and protect a relation web consisting of respect and confidence among its members.
The center of the association moved from İstanbul to Ankara according to the change of Law in 1984.
All over Turkiye, there are 51 (fifty one) pharmacist chambers established. The chambers are directly attached to TPA (Turkish Pharmacists Association) by Law. TPA serves its 26 thousand members with 60 employees from the center in Ankara.
TPA gives great importance to global improvement and sharing knowledge and experience on international area. TPA is member of FIP, EPHEA, Euro Pharm Forum; and also observer member of PGEU.