How APP conference has responded to COVID-19

The plan is to go ahead even if new cases continue at the current rate

APP2020 will go ahead, even if new COVID-19 cases continue at the current rate, according to the Pharmacy Guild, which has added a session about the virus to the program.


Based on the current public health advice, it is safe to hold the conference, which will start on 19 March, chairman Kos Sclavos told Pharmacy News. The organisers are taking precautions, such as adding lots of sanitisation stations to the Gold Coast venue.

Federal and state health officials say that a policy option for containment is a ban on mass gatherings, if the outbreak