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The Pharmaceutical Society of Tanzania (PST) was established in accordance with the Societies Act Cap 337 and was registered on 30th January,1967 with registration No 5162. PST represents all pharmacy professionals including Pharmacists, Pharmaceutical Technicians and Pharmaceutical Assistants.

PST's main objectives are:

  • To advance the practice of Pharmacy in Tanzania

  • To Ensuring that the standard for professional conduct and code of ethics is fully regulated and contributes significantly to the professional conduct of this cadre

  • To Ensuring that the community is safe by ensuring that the supply of medicines and medical supplies is of the highest quality and that the drugs that reach the people are safe and cost-effective without compromising their quality.

  •  To promote the role of Pharmacists as integral members of the healthcare team to ensure rational drug use

  •  To facilitate information exchange between PST members, other healthcare professionals, consumers, pharmaceutical and allied industries.


PST was established due to the need to enhance the quality of Pharmacy practice and keep members up-to-date with changes in Pharmacy practice, the law relating to Pharmacy and the latest technology applicable to Pharmacy.

PST Core Value:

As constituent member of FPI and member of East Africa Pharmaceutical Society, our broadened values are;-

a) Integrity

We employ the highest ethical standards, demonstrating honesty and fairness in every action that we take.

c) Excellence

We deliver what has been promised and add value that goes beyond what is expected. We achieve Excellence through Innovation, Learning and Agility.

d) Commitment

Committing to great product, service, and other initiatives that impact lives within and outside the organization.

c) Innovativeness

At PST, we endeavour to create value, deliver results, and continuously improve all elements of both our business and those of our customers. We aim to be creative, effective, and efficient to help create inspired, visionary solutions for our business partners.

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