Pharmacy

Is the art, practice, or profession of preparing, preserving, compounding, and dispensing medical drugs.

Pharmacy staffing ( Kitovu Hospital)
There are 12 Pharmacy staff (2012-2013)

The therapeutic drug committee was established in 2012/2013 and is now functional.

Achievements
– Improvement in dispensing drugs and in counseling patients.
– We received a new computer with a modem, an inverter for power back up and a standalone shelving unit from SURE program

PHARMACY IN-PATIENT

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PHARMACY OUT-PATIENT

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PHARMACY MAIN STORE

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Challenges
– A shelter for ART clinic (tent) is needed.
– The pharmacy is too small for outpatients and inpatients.
– The main pharmacy store needs renovation.
– Lack of a large Fridge in the main store.
– Need for air conditioning for drugs and staff
– Lack of enough working space for the blood bank.
– One vehicle is not enough for the blood bank for organizing and bleeding activities.
– Inconsistence in supply of Donor awards for the blood bank.

Future plan
– To have a tent for ART clinic
– Have shelves in the dispensing room and main store.
– Build or expand pharmacy
– Renovation of the main store