Rangini (Trisha) Chetty

Responsible Pharmacist

Trisha joined NBI in 2007 as Head: Information and was promoted into her current role as Responsible Pharmacist in 2013. She is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Pharmacy Act 53 of 1974, as amended, the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act 101 of 1965, as amended, as well as with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) principles, licensing conditions and applicable legislation.

Further, as the Responsible Pharmacist, Trisha is accountable to the regulatory authorities, viz. the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) and South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC), for ensuring that only products that satisfy the safety, quality and efficacy parameters are released for sale; and for providing a professional forum to maintain and enforce professional integrity and competence amongst pharmacists and pharmacist’s assistants at NBI.

Trisha has more than 20 years’ work experience, including tenures in both the public and private health sector, at a managerial level. Trisha holds a BPharm degree, and a Master’s degree in Clinical Pharmacology.