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Pharmacy Department

Pharmacy Department


The department has been in existence since the inception of the hospital in Apo, FCT. When the hospital moved to the permanent site in 2012, the department expanded to 3 units- outpatient unit, inpatient unit and emergency unit, with staff strength of 15.

Currently, the department has 9 units around the clock and catering to different cadres of patients. The current staff strength is 46.


  • Procurement, storage and distribution of essential medicines and consumables for the hospital
  • Processing and filling of prescriptions
  • Dispensing of safe and efficacious medicines
  • Pharmaceutical care
  • Drug information service
  • Production of periodic drug bulletin
  • Identifying and resolving drug therapy problems
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Patient counselling
  • Pharmacists drug round
  • Compounding of extemporaneous formulations
  • Production of alcohol-based sanitizer
  • Production of disinfectant sprays for surfaces
  • Professional seminars and clinical presentations
  • Research
  • Residency training for West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacy
  • The teaching of student and intern pharmacists.


  • Outpatient units
  • Paediatrics unit
  • Managed care unit
  • Private wing unit
  • Special treatment care unit
  • Compounding pharmacy unit
  • Clinical ward rounds
  • IVF unit
  • Emergency unit

N.B: Inpatient Pharmacy is about to commence operations.

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