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Registration and Enrollment

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board constituted a Training and Assessment committees in July 2000 whose responsibility to design, develop and implement a comprehensive system for evaluation and assessment of the qualifications of both foreign and locally trained pharmacists for purposes of registration to practice in Kenya.

The committee came up with a criteria for eligibility to undertake pre-registration exams as follows:

  1. Must have a basic O-level education (8-4-4 system) with C+ Grade or equivalent.
  2. Must have qualified from a College/University that offers a minimum of four-year pharmacy degree course and is recognised by that Country’s Pharmacy Regulatory authority.
  3. Must have bachelor Degree in pharmacy (B. Pharm) with a curriculum acceptable to the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  4. Must have command of English language and basic Kiswahili language.
  5. Must be registrable to the Pharmacy Regulatory Authority in the country offering the Degree Course