Kenya Association of Clinical Pathologists





About KACP

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.

Our Mission

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.

Our Objectives

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 Pathology.
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





Our Committees

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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 public.

  4. Quality Assurance Sub-Committee
    It will be responsible to the Executive Committee. It will deal with quality control of Clinical Laboratories in Kenya.

  5. Finance Sub-Committee
    It will be responsible to the Executive Committee. It will be responsible for budgeting, revenue generation, maintenance and internal auditing of KACP accounts.





Our Officials





News and Updates

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