The Rwanda National Pharmacy Council (NPC) is an independent statutory organization accountable for the regulation of pharmacy professionals. It was set up by Law No 45/2012 of 14/01/2013. NPC serves as an interlocutor with public and private organs with regard to all matters relating to the pharmacy profession and provides institutions of higher learning advice with respect to pharmacy academic programs.
NPC-Rwanda is responsible for ensuring that the rules, honor, and dignity of the pharmacy profession are complied with and ensures the protection of public health. NPC ensures compliance with the principles of morality, integrity and dedication essential to the practice of the pharmacy profession and ensures that all its members comply with their professional requirements and the laws and regulations governing pharmacists.