The Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) is a representative organization that was formed to enable Pharmacists’ employ their professional expertise in the care of patients.
Established in 1964, PSK has its roots in the Pharmaceutical Society of East Africa, which was registered in 1950. Since its formation, PSK continues to promote a common standard for professional conduct and code of ethics for its members, as well as advocate the welfare Pharmacists.
PSK’s main objectives are:
To advance the practice of Pharmacy
To create and maintain a standard for professional conduct and code ethics
To foster a high standard of control over the quality and distribution of medicines and other pharmaceutical products.
To promote the role of Pharmacists as integral members of the healthcare team to ensure rational drug use
To facilitate information exchange between PSK members, other healthcare professionals, consumers, pharmaceutical and allied industries.
PSK was established due to the need to enhance the quality of Pharmacy practice and keep members up-to-date with changes in Pharmacy practice, the law relating to Pharmacy and the latest technology applicable to Pharmacy.
PSK employs all-inclusive approaches in pursuit of its goals. Devoted to the provision of effective and efficient healthcare services, PSK lays great emphasis on professionalism and adherence to the code of ethics as well as to pharmacy and other relevant laws.
PSK also advocates for, encourages and participates in the:
Formulation of appropriate, and review of, existing pharmaceutical policies
Implementation of pharmaceutical policies through appropriate review of existing pharmacy regulations and laws with the aim of protecting public interest.
Pharmacists play a vital role in fostering the provision of holistic quality health care. PSK helps its members achieve this through providing opportunities for life-long learning and participation in a range of health promoting programs as well as national and international conferences.
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