Rangini (Trisha) Chetty

Responsible Pharmacist

Trisha Chetty has more than 15 years’ work experience, including tenures in both the public and private health sector, at a managerial level. Trisha completed her Masters in Clinical Pharmacology in 2003, and joined NBI as Head: Information in 2007.  In 2013, Trisha was appointed as Responsible Pharmacist at NBI, where she is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Pharmacy Act (Act 53 of 1974), as amended, the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act (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 Medicines Control Council (MCC) 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.