South African Association of Hospital & Institutional Pharmacists (SAAHIP)

Phone: +27 (0)21 483 6198
Fax: +27 (0)21 483 3886
Contact Person: Yasmina Johnson

South African Association of Hospital & Institutional Pharmacists (SAAHIP)

SAAHIP is the national professional association representing pharmacists who practise in institutions, for example hospitals, clinics and managed care organisations. It is a sector of the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA). This association is dedicated to advancing pharmacy practice in organised health care settings.



  • to promote, encourage, develop, support and foster discussion, research and study by the members of the Association, thereby maintaining and improving the status of pharmacy
  • to consider and promote the profession and educational interests of its members and of the profession generally
  • to promote and protect the economic interests of its members
  • to uphold the professional integrity of hospital and institutional pharmacists
  • to initiate and promote reforms and improvements in the laws relating to hospital and insitutional pharmacy and, where necessary, to support or oppose draft legislation
  • to represent generally the views and interests of its members


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