Radhi Jazi


Tunisian pharmacist

Radhi Jazi (28 September 1927 – 27 July 2020) was a Tunisian pharmacist.[1] He founded the first Tunisian dispensary pharmacy and was one of the most famous dispensary pharmacists in the country’s history.



After his primary studies in his hometown of Nabeul, Jazi started at Sadiki College. He excelled in the French baccalaureate, experimental science series. He continued his studies at the Faculty of Pharmacy in Paris, where he obtained a doctoral degree in pharmaceutical studies. He returned to Tunisia in 1955 and founded the first dispensary pharmacy following independence from France. The pharmacy was located in Djerba and named La Pharmacie d l’Île. While operating his pharmacy, he continued his studies at the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, where he obtained a degree in organic chemistry in 1968. He transferred his pharmacy to Tunis, where he stayed until his retirement in 2008.

Jazi became a professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Monastir in 1978. During his tenure, he taught classes on pharmaceutical law and legislation. In 1993, the Higher Institute of the Judiciary in Tunis assigned him to instruct on legislation regarding poisonous substances.[2]

Jazi co-founded Essaydali de Tunisie in 1981, and was elected Honorary President for life in 1988.[3] After his retirement, he continued to contribute to the editorial board.[4] He was appointed as a member of the scientific council of the Tunisian Academy of Sciences, Letters, and Arts in September 2012.[5]


  • Contribution à l’étude de l’histoire de la pharmacie arabe : falsification et contrôle des médicaments pendant la période arabe (1966)
  • Zad el mouçafer (1986, 1999)
  • Traité des parfums et des essences (2007)
  • Traité de la médecine des pauvres et des déshérités (2009)
  • Traité de la médecine des personnes âgées et de leur hygiène de vie (2009)


Jazi had a total of 19 career accolades. Among them a Medal of Honor he received in 1998.[6]


  • ^ “Décès de Radhi Jazi, ancien président de l’Ordre des pharmaciens”. Realites Online (in French). 27 July 2020..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output .citation q{quotes:”””””””‘””‘”}.mw-parser-output .id-lock-free a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-free a{background-image:url(“//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png”);background-image:linear-gradient(transparent,transparent),url(“//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/65/Lock-green.svg”);background-repeat:no-repeat;background-size:9px;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .id-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .id-lock-registration a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-registration a{background-image:url(“//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png”);background-image:linear-gradient(transparent,transparent),url(“//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg”);background-repeat:no-repeat;background-size:9px;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .id-lock-subscription a,.mw-parser-output .citation .cs1-lock-subscription a{background-image:url(“//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png”);background-image:linear-gradient(transparent,transparent),url(“//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg”);background-repeat:no-repeat;background-size:9px;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-ws-icon a{background-image:url(“//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4c/Wikisource-logo.svg/12px-Wikisource-logo.svg.png”);background-image:linear-gradient(transparent,transparent),url(“//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4c/Wikisource-logo.svg”);background-repeat:no-repeat;background-size:12px;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-maint{display:none;color:#33aa33;margin-left:0.3em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .citation .mw-selflink{font-weight:inherit}
  • ^ “Le premier pharmacien d’officine en Tunisie”. Pharm’Info (in French). Archived from the original on 14 November 2010.
  • ^ “Création de la S.S.P.” Société des sciences pharmaceutiques de Tunisie (in French).
  • ^ “Histoire”. CNOPT (in French). Archived from the original on 11 March 2016.
  • ^ “Tunisie – Liste des membres de Beit al-Hikma”. Espace Manager (in French). 27 September 2012.
  • ^ “Compte rendu de la 274e séance (10 juin 1998)”. Persée (in French). 10 June 1998.

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