PROTECTING YOUR RIGHT TO MEDICINES AND MEDICAL DEVICES
Tuesday, 17 July 2018
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Frequently Asked Question

22. For pharmacists who obtained their qualifications outside the country, what is the process of sitting for the forensic examination so that they can be registered with Pharmacists Council of Zimbabwe?

For registration for the forensic examination you will be required to submit a copy of your academic transcript to the Authority and to make a payment for the examination fee. The fee is currently ($115 inclusive of VAT). Upon payment you will receive reading material which you will use in preparation for the examination. A letter containing the results will be written to the Pharmacists Council of Zimbabwe. This letter will be used as part of the basis of your registration in Zimbabwe.

 

Forensic pharmacy is the study of the law regarding medicines in pharmacy practice. In Zimbabwe we have the Medicines and Allied Substances Control Act (Chapter 15:03) and Dangerous Drugs Act (Chapter 15:02). These acts have accompanying regulations. Please follow the links below to download the Acts and the regulations;

 

http://www.mcaz.co.zw/index.php/downloads/file/100-medicines-and-allied-substances-control-act-chapter-1503 

http://www.mcaz.co.zw/index.php/downloads/file/56-dangerous-drugs-act-chapter-1502

http://www.mcaz.co.zw/index.php/downloads/file/99-medicines-and-allied-substances-control-general-regulations-1991-si-150-of-1991 

http://www.mcaz.co.zw/index.php/downloads/file/19-dangerous-drugs-regulations