2014 Post graduate applications in MPharm Clinical Pharmacy and Industrial Pharmacy

The Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmacy Practice would like to notify all prospective post graduate students that the call for applications will be released in the local dailies and the University web site in the coming weeks.

To aid those who wish to apply, we have prepared a post graduate supplement that is attached. For more information, please click on the e-resources tab at the menu bar of this page.

Dr Shital Maru conferred a PhD in Pharmaceutics

The Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmacy Practice would like to congratulate Dr Maru on this acheivement. Dr Maru was awarded a PhD at the 50th graduation ceremony of the University of Nairobi held on 6th December 2013. 

Dr Maru is the Chair of the Department.

Congratulations to the Bachelor of Pharmacy Class of 2013!!

We would like to congratulate the Bachelor of Pharmacy Class of 2013 for a job well done. We are proud of you and are sure that you are on the verge of take off, career wise. 

Once again, congratulations. Stand proud and savour that moment on 6th December when your name is read out loud at the graduation square. 

undergraduate exams commence

We would like to wish all the undergraduate students sitting for their end of year exams the best of luck. 


Retirement party for Mr. Muriithi Githiga

The Department held a staff retirement party on friday 27th September 2013 at the Upper Hill Springs restaurant for Mr. Muriithi Githiga who retired afew months back. Most members of the department attended the event that was graced by the Dean, Professor Guantai.

Dr.Bururia and Dr. Mugendi attend the 2nd Bioethics Training organised by PRIME-K

The 2nd training on bioethics was held last week from 5th to 8th August at the Paediatric Training Centre within the College of Health Sciences.

The training was organised by the Partnership in Innovative Medical Education in Kenya (PRIME-K). The training was under the AIM 4 of the Partnership which is led by Prof. Machoki. The partnership has 4 AIMS all with different leads with the PI being Prof. Kiarie.

In attendance were Drs Bururia and Mugendi from the DOPPP.

UON prize giving ceremony held on 02/08/2013

The University of Nairobi has held a prize giving ceremony to award students who excelled in their studies in the years 2009/2010 and 2010/2011.

Dr. Opanga and Dr. Oluka were in attendance where they presented the Daramola Oluyemisi Memorial Prize to the best final year female students of Pharmacy (Undergraduate) for the two respective years.

The two students were Mwangi Dorris Wanjiru (2009/2010) and Sibi Diane Loice (2010/2011).

Results for the Master of Pharmacy examinations released

Results for the just concluded Master of Pharmacy examinations have just been released (30.07.2013).

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the masters students for their hard work and dedication. We wish you all the best as you prepare to start Part II of your studies.


Dr. Opanga awarded the University of Nairobi Implementation Science Fellowship

Dr. Opanga has been awarded an Implementation Science Fellowship under the PRIME-K programme. This was a competitive award and the department is very proud of Dr. Opanga's achievement. She is the second member of the department to garner this award after Dr. Nyamu.

The fellowship is set is set to run for a period of two years (July 18- 2013- July 17- 2015).

We wish Dr. Opanga all the best in this pursuit. 

Postgraduate semester dates 2013/2014

3rd Sept - 27th Sept: Student registration and orientation

1st Oct - 20th Dec:    First semester (12 weeks)

23rd Dec - 10th Jan: Christmas break (3 weeks)

13th Jan - 24th Jan: First semester (2 weeks)

27th Jan - 14th Feb: End of first semester exams (3 weeks)

17th Feb - 16th May: Second semester (13 weeks)

19th May - 6th June: End of second semester exams (3 weeks)

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