Advance your practice and build competence

Be part of a program that discusses relevant topics addressing oncology pharmacy matters in Africa. Share your ideas as part of the posters and platform presentations and engage in up-to-date information presented. Engage in lively discussions on how to improve standards of oncology pharmacy practice especially in low resource settings.  Gain additional experience in the masterclass.


Make connections with oncology pharmacy practitioners from around the world

During the welcome reception, refreshment breaks, lunches, poster and social events, you will interact with oncology pharmacy practitioners from around Africa and guest speakers from Asia and USA. Discuss and debate with other African colleagues who are facing similar issues, solving similar problems and celebrating similar successes - all through a different lens. Make connections that will help advance your profession in so many ways. There will be lots of opportunities to network and connect with fellow participants.


Be part of the ISOPP community

Join the global oncology pharmacy community working to advance key initiatives in education, standards and advocacy. Registering for AROPS gives you a complimentary membership to ISOPP for 2019.   Through the Society’s educational events, the Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice (JOPP)newsletters, blogs and virtual library, ISOPP connects you with leading edge oncology knowledge, best practices and essential professional networks.


Explore Nairobi

Nairobi offers a wide variety of activities for all and sundry: museums, nature trails, hiking sites, nightlife, restaurants and many more. Nairobi is famous for the Nairobi National Park which is the only national wildlife park so you can have a safari next to the city. Nairobi is also a fusion of many cultures, Africa, Asian and western. Have a taste of local Kenyan, Indian, Thai, Lebanese, Brazilian, Chinese and many other cuisines.



Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya. It has a wide variety of hotels and accommodation places from 5-star hotels to budget guest houses. People can move around the city using public transport, local taxis and uber taxis. Some of the hotels are just a few minutes of walk from the symposium venue.

Nairobi is also a warm city with very welcoming and kind people. It is the gateway to east Africa. Kenya airways flies from Nairobi to many African cities such as Kampala, Dar es Salaam, Lusaka, Harare, Addis Ababa, Lilongwe, Antananarivo, Maputo, Johannesburg, Cape town, Lagos, Dakar, Bamako, Accra, Abidjan, Yaoundé, Douala, Freetown, Monrovia, Kinshasa, Brazzaville etc. Other African airlines flying to Nairobi include Ethiopian airlines, Egypt air, South African airways, Rwandair.



The  Hospital Pharmacists Association of Kenya (HOPAK) provides a dynamic platform for the exchange of knowledge among sector players to enhance their contributions to health. We provide timely scientific programs, ongoing education, opportunities for networking, and professional development.

Our website is a resource portal for all practicing hospital and institutional pharmacists in Kenya.

Contact us

Hospital Pharmacists Association of Kenya (HOPAK)
P. O. Box 19859 00202
Nairobi - Kenya