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Whats On

Pharma in Focus What's On gives a quick guide to important events, conferences and meetings in the Australian and New Zealand pharma industry

To find out more about an event, just click on the event name. To contact the organisers, just click in the 'Contact' column or use the phone number provided.

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Date Event Location Length Contact
March 9 2017 Pharmacy Professional Conference & Trade Exhibition Gold Coast 4 days Click here
July 24 2017 Asia Pharma Conference Melbourne 2 days Click here
17 October 2017 World Self Medication Industry General Assembly Sydney 3 days Click here
November 20 2017 Immunopharmacology & Immunotoxicology Conference Melbourne 2 days Click here


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