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:
- Must have a basic O-level education (8-4-4 system) with C+ Grade or equivalent.
- 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.
- Must have bachelor Degree in pharmacy (B. Pharm) with a curriculum acceptable to the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
- Must have command of English language and basic Kiswahili language.
- Must be registrable to the Pharmacy Regulatory Authority in the country offering the Degree Course