2nd PPRAS 2019


10 January 2019


Dear PAPPI Colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to the 2nd Philippine Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Summit (PPRAS) and PAPPI 16th Biennial Convention on March 28-29, 2019 at Acacia Hotel, Alabang with the theme “Improving Access to Medicines Through ASEAN Integration and Good Regulatory Practices”.

The Philippine Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Summit (PPRAS) is a forum which gathers thought leaders and experts from the industry (Regulatory Affairs, Medical Affairs, Clinical Research, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Research & Development, Sales & Marketing, Business Development, Distribution), government, healthcare system, NGOs and academe.  The inaugural PPRAS in 2015 served as a platform for bridging regulations and opportunities towards ASEAN integration.

In collaboration with the Department of Health-Food and Drug Administration (DOH-FDA), Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association of the Philippines (PHAP) and the Philippine Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (PACOP), the 2nd PPRAS will once again serve as a platform for comprehensive strategic discussions to improve access to quality medicines and health services particularly through good regulatory practices, health stakeholders’ engagement and employment of a “whole government” approach towards the attainment of Universal Healthcare and ASEAN integration.

The conference aims to cover the following topics:

  • Moving Forward with the Philippine Legislative Health Agenda: Securing the Gains, Bridging the Gaps
  • Sustaining the UHC Momentum: A Regional Perspective
  • Advancing the Philippine Health Agenda
  • Role of Health Regulations in Universal Healthcare
  • The Changing Landscape of Health and Pharmaceutical Regulations in the Philippines: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Working for Better Health and Economy: Advocating Universal Healthcare
  • Regulatory Strengthening and Convergence for Pharmaceuticals
  • Industry Perspective on Reliance & Expedited Registration Pathways in Emerging Markets
  • APEC Good Registration Management Roadmap
  • Global, Regulatory Authority and Industry Perspectives on Good Registration Management
  • Implementation Roadmap of the EODB-EGSD Act: A More Conducive Business Environment and Improving Competitiveness among ASEAN Countries
  • Promoting Fair and Healthy Market Competition and Advancing Consumer Welfare
  • Globalization of Intellectual Property Standards and Access to Medicines
  • Review of Clinical Trial Regulations in the Philippines
  • Formulary Process and Supply Chain Management to Improve Access to Medicines
  • New Games, New Rules: The Need to Innovate the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Process to Increase Access
  • Expanding Medicine Access Programs and Extending Healthcare to All Filipinos
  • Lessons Learned on Optimizing Health Funding Sources to Improve Access to Medicines
  • Driving the Re-Engineering of Pharmacy Practice to Improve Access to Medicines, Ensure Quality and Promote Responsible and Rational Use
  • Expanding Hospital Pharmacy Practice to Improve Access to Medicines in the Healthcare System
  • Future of e-Labeling: A Global and Regional Outlook
  • Cultivating a Sound Regulatory – Medical – Marketing Partnership

Please refer to the attached registration procedure for details on the on-line registration and fees.  

We look forward to your positive response and participation in this momentous event.


Most Respectfully,


(Sgd) Rose Anne P. Evangelista, RPh                         (Sgd) Mona Lita S. Maracha, RPh     

Chairperson, Registration Committee                             Chairperson, PPRAS Organizing Committee






1.   Fill-out the online registration form at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-philippine-pharmaceutical-regulatory-affairs-summit-ppras-tickets-54950268733 

             Note:    Deadline of online registration is 28 February 2019. We will not accept onsite registration.

2.   An email reservation confirmation and ticket with QR code will be sent together with payment process and corresponding registration fee:

  •    PAPPI member                                                    PhP   8,300
  •    Non-PAPPI member from a member company             8,800
  •    Non-member company                                                  9,300
  •    Pharmacy Students (Undergraduate)                            4,200
  •    Government                                                                   5,200
  •    Foreign Delegates                                               US$    180

3.   Deposit check or cash payment to the following account of PAPPI:

              Account Name: Philippine Association of Pharmacists in the Pharmaceutical Industry or PAPPI

              BPI Current Account Number: 8291-0059-78

              Branch: Ayala Alabang

              Note:  Deadline of payment is 15 March 2019. Payment is non-refundable in case of no show.

4.   Scan the deposit slip with the name/s of the registrant/s and email to pappi.secretariat@gmail.com.  An email confirmation to complete your registration will be sent to your email.

      Official receipt will be issued upon event registration check in.

5.   Print ticket and present during event registration check in.

For further information or support regarding the on-line registration, please contact the PAPPI Secretariat, Charity Box at (+63) 9178229021 or (+63 2) 7361816.




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