Enabling positive practice environments for women in science and education with FIPWiSE toolkit

Authors

  • Nilhan Uzman International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), The Hague, Netherlands
  • Aysu Selcuk International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands & Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University, Turkey
  • Belma Pehlivanovic International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands & Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ecehan Balta Independent Researcher, Turkey
  • Dalal Hammoudi Halat Lebanese International University, Lebanon
  • Alison Etukakpan International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands
  • Nisa Masyitah International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands & The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Switzerland
  • Claire Thompson International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands & Agility Life Sciences, United Kingdom
  • Catherine Duggan International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46542/pe.2022.221.761770

Keywords:

Gender equity, Pharmaceutical science, Pharmacy education, Positive practice environment, Women in education, Women in science

Abstract

Positive practice environments (PPEs) support the recruitment and retention of employees, enable the delivery of high-quality work outcomes, and benefit society as a whole. It is necessary to provide equal rights, obligations, equal treatment, and opportunities for all genders according to their needs to achieve gender equity and PPEs in workplaces. FIP developed the FIPWiSE (the FIP women in science and education initiative) toolkit for positive practice environments for women in science and education to support and enable them by building on the World Health Professional Alliances (WHPA) PPE campaign. FIP is a founding member of the WHPA and used the toolkit as a basis to describe and identify factors that enable PPEs from a pharmaceutical science and pharmacy education perspective. The toolkit provides a set of possible solutions related to women in science and education for individuals, employers, institutions, and policymakers, as well as real-life examples, perspectives, and good practice implementations and suggestions from women from all around the world.

Author Biographies

Nilhan Uzman, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), The Hague, Netherlands

  FIP Lead for Education and Primary Health Care Policies

Aysu Selcuk, International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands & Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University, Turkey

FIP Education and Primary Health Care Policies Specialist & Department of Clinical Pharmacy

Belma Pehlivanovic, International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands & Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy

Ecehan Balta, Independent Researcher, Turkey

   

Dalal Hammoudi Halat, Lebanese International University, Lebanon

School of Pharmacy

Alison Etukakpan, International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands

FIP Educational Partnership Specialist

Nisa Masyitah, International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands & The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Switzerland

  

Claire Thompson, International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands & Agility Life Sciences, United Kingdom

  

Catherine Duggan, International Pharmaceutical Federation, The Hague, Netherlands

Chief Executive Officer

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2022-08-30

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Uzman, N., Selcuk, A., Pehlivanovic, B., Balta, E., Hammoudi Halat, D., Etukakpan, A., Masyitah, N., Thompson, C., & Duggan, C. (2022). Enabling positive practice environments for women in science and education with FIPWiSE toolkit. Pharmacy Education, 22(1), p. 761–770. https://doi.org/10.46542/pe.2022.221.761770

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