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This article summarizes the findings of a global CPD survey conducted by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). The survey asked countries to identify their current CPD practices, including the current drivers at the national or regional level, the status of implementation, challenges faced, lessons learned, tools used, future plans, and national or regional strategies for health care delivery. Survey results are summarized and nine in-depth country case studies are presented for Australia, Canada, Croatia, Japan, Namibia, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Oman, and United States of America.