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The Dean Faculty of Health Sciences Prof. George Osanjo held talks with Prof. Olayinka Ogunleye from the Lagos State University College of Medicine.

The talks revolved around establishing a good collaboration between students from the University of Nairobi, Faculty of Health Sciences and students from Lagos state university of medicine who are pursuing pharmacy in order to interact and share knowledge that flows from the corridors of the department of pharmacy.


At the Student Recognition Ceremony, 610 students were recognised for their continued exemplary performance in various categoriesThe ceremony was held at Taifa Hall, Main Campus, University of Nairobi on 3rd May 2024. The Department of Pharmacy congratulates them.

The Head of the Department of Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice - Dr. Eric Guantai and The Dean for Faculty of Health Sciences - Prof. Osanjo attended the ceremony. 


NUPSA annually holds at least one Corporate Social Responsibility Event aimed to positively impact the community. This year in collaboration with Mazingira Movement, Kibra Sub-County Environment Office, and the Green Army, we decided to organize an Environment Cleanup in Laini Saba Market.


The University of Nairobi on Friday, December 15, 2023 held its 70th graduation. Among the over 5,700 graduands was Mr. Kelvin Waweru, the valedictorian of the ceremony.

Kelvin, a Bachelor of Pharmacy student, was overjoyed by his and his fellow graduands’ achievement.

“I am honoured to address such an outstanding group of people here today,” Kelvin begun.

Kelvin also thanked the lecturers who played a vital role in ensuring that the graduands attained their degrees and skillful training.

White Coat Ceremony for First-Year Students

White Coat Ceremony is a rite of passage, welcoming new students into the profession. These ceremonies provide a
platform for senior professionals to reiterate to the students the commitment that they, as student pharmacists, are
making both to becoming and staying proficient in science and also to the human obligations of being a pharmacist.
The justification of this ceremony is based on goodwill felt by participants and an assumed connection between the
ceremony and promoting humanistic values in pharmacy practice.

NUPSA Teambuilding Activity - Mt. Longonot Hike

Mt Longonot is a beautiful and exciting place to go hiking. One of the most thrilling hiking activities at Mt Longonot is
summiting the volcano. The hike to the rim of the volcano is about 3.1 km while a trip around the rim is about 7.2 km
and takes about 5-7 hours to complete. The first half of the hike is relatively easy, with a gentle incline through grassy
fields and forests. However, the second half becomes much more challenging, with a steep ascent up rocky terrain.

Inaugural Launch of Mentorship Program by UON Alumni Association and NUPSA

NUPSA intends to hold an in-person mentorship forum on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at the University Towers.
The mentorship forum has been organized in collaboration with the University of Nairobi Alumni Association
(Pharmacy Chapter) and the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK). It holds immense significance for our students as
it provides them with a unique opportunity to connect with esteemed alumni and professionals in the field of pharmacy.
One of the distinguished guests was a proud alumnus, Dr Isaac Kamamia Wa Murichu. He is the Chairperson of the

World Pharmacists Week 2023 Celebrations

The purpose of the World Pharmacists Day celebrations is to recognize and appreciate the pivotal role pharmacists play
in advancing healthcare, as well as to foster interactions between pharmacy students and practicing pharmacists. This
event offers a unique opportunity for students to engage with professionals in the field, gain insights into their future
careers, and benefit from valuable mentorship. By attending these celebrations, our students will be able to connect