𝐏𝐏𝐁 𝐊𝐞𝐧𝐲𝐚 𝐇𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚 𝐂𝐃𝐂’𝐬 𝐃𝐢𝐚𝐠𝐧𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐬 𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐄𝐱𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐅𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤 – 17th November 2023
Nairobi, Kenya – Dr. Ahmed Mohamed, Director of Health Products and Technologies at the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, hosted experts from the Africa CDC for the Diagnostics Advisory Committee (DAC). Their visit aimed to comprehend the diagnostics regulatory framework within a National Regulatory Agency (NRA).
The team dedicated time to explore the PPB laboratory systems supporting the Performance and Validation of In-Vitro Diagnostics as part of the Market Authorization process.
Present at the meeting were Dr. Noah Fongwen, Diagnostics Access Lead at Africa CDC, Dr. Yenew Kebede, Head of Division for Laboratory Systems at Africa CDC, Prof. Hicham Oumzil, Chair of the Diagnostics Advisory Committee, and Dr. Paulyne Wairimu, PPB’s Head of Medical Devices and Diagnostics.