The existing Pharmacy training programmes shall be developed and expanded to meet the objective of the National Drug Policy.
The current training of Pharmaceutical Technologists will be phased out and a two year diploma level course will be established to train Pharmacy Technicians. Provisions will be made to allow the existing Pharmaceutical Technologists to proceed to University and attain standards registerable by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board for practice as pharmacists.
Postgraduate training at local universities will be expanded to encourage self sufficiency in various pharmacy specialities. Provisions shall made allow for career advancement in public sector.