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Overview

Association Name
 The Association of Pharmaceutical Students’ – Japan (APS-Japan)

IPSF Member Status
 Full Membership

Association Description
 APS-Japan aims to connect pharmaceutical students all over Japan. In addition, we try to find what we can do as pharmaceutical students and future pharmacists.
 We have 6 committees, Students Exchange Committee, Pharmacy Education committee, Public Health committee, Academic committee Regional relations committee and Publicc Relations Committee. Each committee has many activities which are held in many regions, Tohoku,Tokyo, Tokai, Osaka and Kyushu.
 Students Exchange Committee gives members of association chances to use English, to meet students abroad and broaden their outlook. On the other hand, the other committees are focus on Japanese pharmacy studies and society. Public Health committee holds many campaigns for local residents which are based on daily studies, like Vampire campaign, tobacco cessation campaign and Healthy living campaign related with diabetes. Pharmacy Education committee has Seminars which are called Study session project and also provides hospital visit program. We interact with other medical students through these activities. Academic committee attends conferences and present their researches every year.Regional relations committee plays an important role to make students in low-population area active. Public Relations Committee is in charge of promoting these campaigns and programs through social medias.

Number of Pharmacy Students Your Association Represents
 About 1,000 students

IPSF Asia Pacific Regional Office – International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation. (n.d.). Association of Pharmaceutical Students’ – Japan (APS-Japan) – IPSF Asia Pacific Regional Office, Retrieved March 26, 2019, from http://apro.ipsf.org/full-members/aps-japan