We are dedicated to the advancement of Pathology through educational
exchanges in Kenya and in the East Africa Region. Collectively, we provide a forum
for the presentation and discussion of advances in the understanding of pathological
processes and for the presentation and critical evaluation of scientific, technological
and methodological advances.
The Kenya Association of Pathologists, henceforth referred to as the Association, has
no political objectives and is formed solely for the purpose of furthering the public
interest by encouraging the study, advancing the science and improving the practice
of Pathology in Kenya.
1. Promote the advancement of all medical and non-medical sciences which fall
under the umbrella of Pathology: Anatomical Pathology, Haematology and Blood
Transfusion, Clinical Chemistry, Immunopathology, Medical Jurisprudence,
Neuropathology, Microbiology (which includes Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology
and Parasitology), Oncology, Cytopathology, Molecular Pathology and other
medical laboratory subspecialties which will evolve from time to time.
2. Promote scientific knowledge of Pathology through meetings, seminars,
discussions, reports and publications. ...
3. Assist individuals in the field of Pathology to pursue advanced studies and to
engage in scientific investigations.
4. Establish ethics and standards for education, training and practice in the field of
5. Formulate mechanisms for the creation, promotion and maintenance of
standards for certification of individuals in all branches of Pathology.
6. Initiate and participate in programmes related to Pathology that are in the
interest of the public.
7. Promote programmes for the recognition of the profession of Pathology.
8. Seek legally accepted mechanisms in advising the Ministry of Health in matters
pertaining to the practice of Pathology including the advancement of quality
control in Clinical Laboratories.
9. Liaise with other professional associations inside and outside Kenya
Education, Research and Certification Sub-Committee
It will be responsible to the Executive Committee. It will establish standards for
education and certification in all fields of Pathology. It will provide guidance on
recommendations on research activities relating to the field of Pathology in
Kenya. It will review and report on all aspects of education, research and
training in the field of Pathology in Kenya to the Executive Committee.
Publications and Editorial Scientific Sub-Committee
It will be responsible to the Executive Committee. It will be responsible for all
publications of or on behalf of the Association
Social and Public Relations Sub-Committee
It will be responsible to the Executive Committee. It will organise all public and
social functions as directed by the Executive Committee.
It will be responsible for dissemination of the Association’s activities to the
Quality Assurance Sub-Committee
It will be responsible to the Executive Committee. It will deal with quality control
of Clinical Laboratories in Kenya.
It will be responsible to the Executive Committee. It will be responsible for
budgeting, revenue generation, maintenance and internal auditing of KACP
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