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Pharmaceutical technologist play a significant role in provision of pharmaceutical care services – July 21, 2022

July 21, 2022 – Pharmaceutical technologist are tremendously accessible and should play a big in educating the public on self medication. Speaking during the 18th Annual Scientific Conference for the Kenya Pharmaceutical Association, Head of Central Region at the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB), Dr. Tom Kauki urged the practitioners to use their grassroot reach to educate […]

Kenya intensifies action against antimicrobial resistance – July 21, 2022

Thursday, 21 July – The Government with the support of development partners has taken several measures across various sectors to intensify action against antimicrobial resistance (AMR), one of the most complex public health threats with root causes in multiple sectors ranging from health, food safety and agriculture to environment and trade. In response to the AMR […]

Regulator inspects licensed pharmacies to assess compliance – June 19, 2022

  June 19, 2022  –  The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PBB) is targeting licensed pharmacies to audit the handling of controlled medicines and prescription medicines in line with the Pharmacy regulations. “We are cautioning the public from engaging in illegal pharmaceutical practices and encourage licensed pharmaceutical practitioners to uphold the highest ethical practices to enhance pharmaceutical […]

PPB CEO encourages pharmaceutical innovation to meet the changing needs of patients – June 2, 2022

PPB CEO encourages pharmaceutical innovation to meet the changing needs of patients Pharmacists have been challenged to invest in Research and Development (R&D) of new medicines. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Fred Siyoi says innovation and specialization is required in the profession to provide more services to the public. He says […]

Kenya & IGAD collaborate to improve patient safety – May 13, 2022

Kenya & IGAD collaborate to implement post market surveillance & pharmacovigilance to improve patient safety The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) in collaboration with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), has implemented several post-marketing surveillance (PMS) and pharmacovigilance (PV) activities within the IGAD member states which include Kenya, Uganda, Djibouti, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and South […]

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