Positive Impact is a consortium of experienced pharmaceutical consultants with a background in health systems strengthening. The consortium specialises in results based continuing professional development for both the public and private health care sector. Positive Impact is run by John Ireland, a pharmacist with over 20 years local and international experience in pharmacy practice and public health.
Throughout his career John has been inspired by his endless determination to improve and perfect pharmacy practice and the quality of care provided by the pharmacy profession. Positive Impact is a direct result of this life-time dream and has been operating successfully since its inception in 2012.
Positive impact has over 3000 subscribers ranging from individuals to large corporates such as Clicks, Medirite, Discovery, Anglo American & Mediscor. Bespoke course material has also been written for pharmaceutical companies such as MSD, Baxter and Adcocks and Glenmark
John has wide-ranging technical expertise in medicine management, clinical pharmacy, pharmacovigilance, rational medicine use, leadership development, policy development, review of standard treatment guidelines, human resource development, technical capacity building, training program accreditation and skills transfer.