About Us

Welcome to Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana !!

With over 5000 members across various practice groups, the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) is a registered professional association of pharmacists who have registered by the Pharmacy Council of Ghana under the Health Professionals Bodies Act, ACT 857.

The PSGH was founded on 19th December 1935 as the Pharmaceutical Society of the Gold Coast and incorporated on 2nd September, 1936 with its headquarters at Selwyn Market Street, Accra. Section 9 of ACT 64 gave statutory recognition to the PSGH. The PSGH was registered as a recognized professional body under the Professional Bodies

Decree, 1973 (NRCD 143) on 30th July, 1973. At its inception, the membership of the Society was twenty six. By virtue of ACT 64, every person registered as a pharmacist in Ghana becomes a member of the Society. Membership until then had been optional.

The Society currently has regional branches (wings) in all the hitherto ten regions of Ghana, five (5) practice groups and two interest group with their respective chairpersons and executives. The chairpersons of the various branches (wings) and interest/practice groups as well as representatives from pharmacy schools and Ministry of Health constitute the Governing Board of the PSGH.

    The following are the practice groups of the Society:
  1. Community Practice Pharmacists Association (CPPA)
  2. Government and Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA)
  3. Industrial Pharmacists Association (IPA)
  4. Pharmacists in Regulatory Affairs, Sales and Marketing
  5. Academic, Social and Research Pharmacists Association (ASRPA)
  6. Early Career Pharmaceutical Group (ECPG)

  7. The interest groups are:
  8. Lady Pharmacists Association of Ghana (LAPAG)
  9. Early Career Pharmaceutical Groups, ECPG (formerly Young Pharmacists Group)

Our Mission and Vision

Vision: To strive for the well-being of all through the provision of excellent pharmaceutical services at all times.

Mission: We provide accessible, affordable, sustainable and quality pharmaceutical services to all through professionalism, continuous development, welfare, leadership and collaboration with relevant stakeholders.

Core Values


It is the drive that propels us to go the extra mile.


Trust and Ethics are the bedrock of what we do, and the client is at the center of it all.


We take the lead to mobilize all to deliver on our promise as professionals.


We actively pursue teamwork as the best way to meet the needs of our clients and other relevant stakeholders.