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๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ— ๐€๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ก๐ž๐ง๐๐ž๐ ๐ข๐ง ๐๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐œ๐ฒ ๐๐จ๐š๐ซ๐’๐ฌ ๐‚๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ค๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ง ๐จ๐ง ๐ˆ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐š๐ฅ ๐๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐œ๐ž๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ – 19th February 2024

Nairobi, Kenya – Ensuring the safety and integrity of pharmaceuticals is paramount to safeguarding public health. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board crackdown on illegal pharmaceutical activities this week resulted in the apprehension of 129 individuals and seizure of over 200 cartons of illicit medicines across Nairobi, South Rift, and Western regions. The operation aimed to […]

Workshop Enhances Clinical Trials Oversight in Kenya – 9th February 2024

Machakos, Kenya – To enhance clinical trials oversight in Kenya, the Clinical Trials Division of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, with support from the USAID/MTaPS program, hosted a workshop from 5th – 9th February 2024. The goal was to develop and review regulatory instruments, particularly focusing on crafting Good Clinical Practice (GCP) inspection guidelines and […]

Strengthening Risk Communication for Patient Safety – 9th February 2024

ย  Machakos, Kenya – In a bid to bolster patient safety and transparency in healthcare, the Pharmacy & Poisons Board (PPB) spearheaded a pivotal workshop in Machakos County from February 5th to 9th, 2024. The workshop, organized by the Department of Product Safety in collaboration with the Medicines, Technologies, and Pharmaceutical Services (MTaPS) Program, focused […]

PPB Workshop Advances Health Standards for Kenyan Product Manufacturers – 22nd January 2024

ย ย  Nairobi, Kenya – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) is hosting a three-day workshop for local Health Products and Technologies (HPTs) manufacturers. The workshop aims to share insights from the World Health Organization Global Benchmarking Tool Audit of PPB, addressing its implications for Kenyan pharmaceutical manufacturers, common deficiencies in baseline inspections, and providing guidance […]

๐๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐œ๐ฒ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐๐จ๐ข๐ฌ๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐๐จ๐š๐ซ๐ ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ง๐ฌ ๐…๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐€๐ ๐š๐ข๐ง๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‚๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ข๐ญ ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก ๐๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐Š๐ž๐ฒ ๐Œ๐Ž๐”, 16th January 2024

Nairobi, Kenya – Tuesday, January 16, marks a significant step forward in safeguarding the integrity of health products and technologies within Kenya. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board has formalized a crucial partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Anti-Counterfeit Authority. This collaborative effort is designed to fortify the regulation and enforcement of the […]

๐Š๐ž๐ง๐ฒ๐š ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ž๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐‘๐š๐ญ๐ข๐Ÿ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐€๐Ÿ๐ซ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ง ๐Œ๐ž๐๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ง๐ž๐ฌ ๐€๐ ๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ฒ (๐€๐Œ๐€) ๐“๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ฒ – 24th November 2023

Nairobi, KENYA – Kenya commemorated a significant milestone with the ratification of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) treaty. The treaty aims to ensure the availability of safe health products across Africa and boost local manufacturing capacities. The PPB CEO, Dr. F. M. Siyoi, represented by Dr. Wilfred Ochieng, Director Pharmacy Practice highlighted the importance of […]

PPB Hosts Delegation from Wuhan Institute – 17th November 2023

Nairobi, Kenya – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) hosted a delegation from the Wuhan Institute of Biological Products in China, visiting the PPB laboratory on Friday. The meeting aimed to explore collaboration opportunities between PPB and the institute, focusing on enhancing capacity building and fortifying the countryโ€™s testing capabilities for vaccines and other biologicals.

Healthcare Regulation: Leaders from KMPDC and KMA Meet with Pharmacy and Poisons Board Chair – 17th November 2023

  Nairobi, Kenya –ย  Prof. Stanley Khainga, Chairman of the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council (KMPDC), along with Dr. Lyndah Kemunto from the Kenya Medical Association (KMA), had a courtesy meeting with Dr. Charles Githinji, Chairman of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board. The focus was on discussing shared interests in regulating healthcare services between […]

๐๐๐ ๐Š๐ž๐ง๐ฒ๐š ๐‡๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐€๐Ÿ๐ซ๐ข๐œ๐š ๐‚๐ƒ๐‚’๐ฌ ๐ƒ๐ข๐š๐ ๐ง๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ฌ ๐€๐๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐„๐ฑ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐จ๐ซ๐ž ๐‘๐ž๐ ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐…๐ซ๐š๐ฆ๐ž๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค –ย 17th November 2023

ย  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 […]