The pharmacy is well established within the Setshaba Research Centre’s main building and has an access control system for authorized personnel only. The pharmacy infrastructure allows for different areas to be used for storing, mixing and dispensing of study products which aids in eliminating any confusion or errors across studies. There is a separate preparation area and also a separate counselling room.  The pharmacy is suitably equipped with generator backup power, a Continuous Temperature Monitoring (CTM) system as well as Wet CO2 cylinders for the ultra-low freezers which is required for ensuring that the study products are maintained at the correct temperature at all times.


The pharmacy is equipped with:

  • 2-80C Fridges
  • -200C freezers
  • -800C freezers
  • Bio-Hazard Safety Cabinets
  • Air-conditioning Units
  • Back-up power support