St Charles Borromeo Specialist Hospital Onitsha, Nigeria

Pharmaceutical Services

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The hospital has a central pharmacy that controls all the drug activity of the hospital. This pharmacy is controlled by three pharmacists – the superintendent pharmacist with a masters’ degree and two other certified pharmacists. There are many other pharmacy technicians and assistants. The pharmacy runs all day and has different outlets for easier distribution of drugs. The hospital pharmacy sources its drugs directly from different pharmaceutical companies, and not from the open market to ensure quality.


  • In- and out-patient services
  • Compounding of drugs
  • Cold chain services
  • Vaccine provisions
  • Prevention of maternal to child transmission of hepatitis
  • Anti-venom / antidotes for poisonous bites
  • endocrinology

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Acceptance and embalmment of bodies Storage facilities for both local and international deposited corpses Full autopsy review per request Facilities for Ambulance / Hearse services