Procedure of Joining Kenya Medical Practitioners Pharmacists and Dentists Union
Any doctor who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB), Pharmacy (BPharm) or Dentistry (BDS) or their equivalents, from a recognized University is eligible to join the union.
Such a doctor can join by signing the Form S (Membership registration) and payment of Kenyan Shillings one thousand (1,000) at the time of start of internship, during internship or after completion of Internship.
After receiving the signed Form S and Confirmation of payment of registration fee, the union issues the applicant with the union membership number.
The union then will proceed to write to the employer a forwarding letter with the attached signed Form S requesting monthly deduction and remittance of membership fee/unions of Kenya Shillings three thousand (3,000) through the Check-Off-System from such person.
In case an employer fails to effect the Check-Off-System such a member shall pay the monthly membership fee/dues using Mpesa as prescribed by the union.
The employer for purpose of KMPDU Membership shall comprise but not limited to:
Ministry of Health
National Referral Hospitals
National Government Agencies with doctors as part of their employees
Any other organization either public or private with doctors (Medical Doctors, Pharmacists and Dentists) as employees.