REQUIREMENTS FOR PART ONE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
To be eligible to enter the Part 1 Fellowship programme, a candidate must:
Be a registered pharmacist in a member Country of WAHO or have a registrable qualification;
Have at least three (3) years post- basic qualification experience.
Apply for admission and pay the prescribed fee
Part I comprises years 1 and 2 of the minimum 4 years fellowship programme. The maximum duration for Part I Fellowship is a continual period of four (4) years.
Staying in the Fellowship Programme
A registered candidate to the programme should maintain the studentship continually throughout the duration of the program.
· A candidate who fails to renew his/her registration in a year is deemed to have voluntarily withdrawn from the program. Such a candidate may be re-instated following due application made to the Secretary General within not more than two (2) years of absence; after which the admission is deemed to have lapsed.
· A candidate that wishes to temporarily withdraw for a period of not more than one (1) year should make a formal application and gain approval in order to retain the admission.
Candidates must attend at least four update lectures to qualify for Part One examination. Candidates with relevant postgraduate or professional qualifications may be exempted from Part I update lectures but not the examination. Such candidates shall apply and forward their transcripts to the College for evaluation and exemption fee shall apply.
All candidates must be duly registered to participate in the Examination. Application for registration must be made in the prescribed format and submitted to the College at the appropriate time. The Examinations shall be conducted in officially designated Centers recommended by the Joint Faculty Board and approved by Council.
The candidates for Part I examination are examined in the core areas of the programme and consists of two papers – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Essays, and Case Studies. The pass mark for every paper is 50% and candidates must pass every component of the examination.