Head of Department:- John M. N. Pemba ,B. Pham, MBA, Radiopharm.

To become an excellent Hospital Pharmacy department for the provision of health care services, research and teaching inspired by love and compassion of God.

The Pharmacy department mission is to become an excellent Hospital department in the provision of health care services, research and teaching inspired by the love and compassion of God, through provision of quality medicine, effective counseling and Health Education by qualified personnel that adhere to ethical values.
  • The following are the Pharmacy department values:
    • Quality service delivery
    • Integrity
    • Professionalism
    • Ethical practice
    • Good governance
    • Life long learning.
  • Responsible for maintaining supply chain management that includes forecasting, procurement, storage and distribution of medicines and medical supplies.
  • Dispensing of medicines to out and in patients.
  • Counseling patients on proper use of medicines and Health education.
  • Provision of Medicine information to health care workers, students and the public.
  • Provision of updates on stock status, arrival of new medicines and change of treatment guidelines.
  • Extemporaneous preparation/compounding of external and internal medicines
  • In house preparation of sterile pharmaceuticals such as I.V fluids, eye drops etc.
  • Radiolebeling of cold kits for diagnostic and radiotherapy (done in radiopharmacy).
  • Pharmacovigilance- monitoring and collection of ADR informations and reporting.
  • Field training of interns and pharmacy students.
  • Provision of care and Treatment services for people living with HIV AIDS (HAART/ARVs).
    - On job training and teaching in the school of pharmacy (CUHAS).
    - Liase with internal and external partners for in -kind support of the department and hospital at large.
  • Quality control of human medicines using GPHF mini lab.
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  • 1 Dispensing Unit
  • 1 Compound Unit
  • 1 Sub-Store Unit
  • 1 Infusion Unit
  • 4 Drug Information
  1. Dispensing
  2. Sub-store
  3. Compounding
  4. Infusion
  5. Drug information
  6. Nuclear Pharmacy (Radiopharmacy)
  7. CTC Dispensing unit
  8. Community pharmacy
  • The department has managed to produce in house, IV fluids that are not normally available at MSD. such as magnesium sulphate.
  • Has operational department information system to track stock.
  • Is the first pharmacy department in the country to provide radiopharmaceutical Services.
  • Department performs quality control of human medicines using GPHF mini lab to fight counterfeit and sub standard drugs.
  • It is one of the hospital pillars from which its personnel supervise successful projects such as Hospital workers safety, Hospital quality improvement, infection prevention and control as well as community pharmacy (new Bugando Pharmacy) which are all coordinated by personnel’s from Pharmacy department.
  • Compounding of medicines not readily available to the market in the required Formulation.
  • A resource centre for the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare that acts as a resource for training and other kind of expertise in Pharmaceuticals.
  • A zonal drug information Centre.
  Main Pharmacy Emergency Block D6 Block D8
  F4 Pharmacy H2 Pharmacy Pharmacy
Monday From 07:30 Hrs 24 Hrs From 07:30 Hrs From 07:30 Hrs
  To 19:30 Hrs   To 19:30 Hrs To 19:30 Hrs
Tuesday From 07:30 Hrs 24 Hrs From 07:30 Hrs From 07:30 Hrs
  To 19:30 Hrs   To 19:30 Hrs To 19:30 Hrs
Wednesday From 07:30 Hrs 24 Hrs From 07:30 Hrs From 07:30 Hrs
  To 19:30 Hrs   To 19:30 Hrs To 19:30 Hrs
Thursday From 07:30 Hrs 24 Hrs From 07:30 Hrs From 07:30 Hrs
  To 19:30 Hrs   To 19:30 Hrs To 19:30 Hrs
Friday From 07:30 Hrs 24 Hrs From 07:30 Hrs From 07:30 Hrs
  To 19:30 Hrs   To 19:30 Hrs To 19:30 Hrs
Saturday   24 Hrs    
         
Sunday   24 Hrs    
         
Holiday   24 Hrs    

The department has:-
  • Registered Pharmacists - 8
  • Pharmaceutical Technicians - 8
  • Pharmaceutical Assistants - 1
  • Pharmaceutical attendants - 3
  • Personal Secretary - 1
John M. N. Pemba ,B. Pham, MBA, Radiopharm.
Contact:- +255754-301759/ +255787-301759/ + 255282500513 Ext. 214. Francisco M. Chibunda ,B. Pham. MSC Pharmaceutical Analysis
Contact:- +255767-457809/ +255713-457809/ + 255282500513 Ext. 214. CTC Pharmacy: Job Batakyanga.
Contact :-+ 255 754-361396, + 255282500513 Ext.
Nuclear Pharmacy :- John M. N. Pemba .
Contact:- +255754-301759/ +255787-301759,/+ 255282500513 Ext. 248.
New Bugando Pharmacy:- Mageni Z. Magembe.
Contact: +255786375151/ +255 713375151/ +255 282500513 Ext. 138
Drugs Information & Pharmacovigilance:- Maganga Gabriel
Contact +255 762 351837/ +255 282500513 Ext. 214
Dispensing: Sr. Jovitha Clemence
Contact :- +255 755237887/ +255 282500513 Ext. 214
Sub store:- Sr. Anna Philbert.
Contact +255 753537505, +255 282500513 Ext. 216
Compounding and Infusion Unit : Francisco M. Chibunda.
Contact:- +255767-457809/ +255713-457809/ + 255282500513 Ext. 216.
The pharmacist focuses on patient care and physician support. This team is centered on providing prescription products, compounds, complementary over-the-counter (OTC) supplies, ..read more..
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One of the patients undergoing intensive medical care in Adult Internsive Care Unit...