History of the association

History of Nippon Pharmacy Association

2003.03 Preparation room/team for Nippon Pharmacy Association was established.
2004.04 Nippon Pharmacy Association was founded. Starting members: Regular member172 companies, supporting member 84 companies)
Mr. Yoshiaki Imagawa(Chairman and c.e.o. of AIN PHARMACIEZ Co., Ltd.)was elected as the first chairman.
Started activities with 8special committee and 8area blocks
2004.09 The pharmacy forum 2004 was held in Fukuoka.
2005.03 A secretariat was set up in Yaesu, Tokyo
2005.04 Merged with “The Group that Discuss Trusted Pharmacy Management”
2005.05 The 2nd Regular General Meeting was held
Election of board members (eight new directors were elected)
1st anniversary party of Nippon Pharmacy Association was held
8 blocks were reorganized to 9 blocks
2005.09 A committee to accredit pharmacists was established
2005.11 The Pharmacy Forum 2005 was held in Tokyo.
2006.05 The 3rd Regular General Meeting was held
2006.11 The Pharmacy Forum 2006 was held in Tokyo
2007.01 Pharmacy seminars started
2007.05 The 4th Regular General Meeting was held Mr. Hiroshi Mitsuhara (President and c.e.o. of NIHON CHOUZAI Co., Ltd.) was elected as the 2nd chairman.
Nippon Pharmacy Association was incorporates as an intermediate corporation limited company Political League of Nippon Pharmacy Association was established.
2007.8 Pharmacy Society of Japan, an intermediate corporation limited company, was established
2007.11 The 1st Scientific General Meeting for Pharmacy Society of Japan was held in Kobe
2008.05 The 5th Regular General Meeting was held
2008.08 The 2nd Scientific General Meeting for Pharmacy Society of Japan was held in Sapporo.
2009.04 Nippon Pharmacy Association was incorporated as a general corporate juridical person
2009.05 The 6th Regular General Meeting was held
2009.11 The 3rd Scientific General Meeting for Pharmacy Society of Japan was held in Yokohama
2010.05 The 7th Regular General Meeting was held
Re-election of board members
Mr. Toshiki Iwasaki (President and c.e.o. of HANSHIN Dispensing Pharmacy Co., Ltd.) was elected as the 3rd chairman
2010.11 The 4th Scientific General Meeting for Pharmacy Society of Japan was held in Gifu
2011.03 Task force for the Great East Japan Earthquake was established
2011.05 The 8th Regular General Meeting was held
2011.10 NPhA disaster manual was prepared
2011.11 A secretariat office was moved to the present address
2011.11 The 5th Scientific General Meeting for Pharmacy Society of Japan was held in Makuhari, Chiba
2012.05 The 9th Regular General Meeting was held
Re-election of board members
Mr. Masaru Nakamuira (President and c.e.o. of QOL Co., Ltd.) was elected as the 4th chairman