Department of Pharmacy

1.  Facilitate development of pharmacy related standardized policies and procedures to ensure that are implemented and regularly updated

2. Develop SOPs for providing pharmacy services including SOPs for estimation, ordering, receiving, dispensing and dispose of medicines

3. Facilitate procurement of medicines and medical supplies to ensure quality and sustainable supply.

  • Quarterly prepare prescribes proposed list of medicines and medical supplies to be procured in the next ordering cycle
  • Quarterly prepare list of medicines and medical supplies to be ordered.
  • Identifying of medicines, Ordering of medicines, Quarterly submit order of medicines and medical supplies.

4. Prevent, identify and dispose unfit medicines and medical supplies. Assess quality, safety and efficacy of medicines and medical supplies

  • Monthly conduct checking/monitoring of unused medicines in the wards to avoid expiration.
  • Conduct monthly monitoring of slow moving medicines and medical supplies and consider redistribution.
  • Facilitate timely reporting by Hospital Staff of adverse drug reactions and poor quality medicines to TFDA
  • Conduct monthly identification of unfit medicines and medical supplies and initiate disposal.

5. Provide information about medicines and health related issues. Medicines and therapeutic information.

  • Disseminate relevant information to clients.
  • Provide technical advice on pharmaceutical services to Hospital Staff