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๐๐๐ ๐€๐œ๐ก๐ข๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ ๐Œ๐ข๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ง๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ˆ๐ง๐š๐ฎ๐ ๐ฎ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐“๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐„๐ฑ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐ญ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐€๐๐ฏ๐ข๐ฌ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ž๐ฌ – 21st March 2024ย 

Nairobi, Kenya – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) marked a significant achievement with the establishment of nine Technical Expert and Advisory Committees. At an event held on March 20, 2023, attended by PPB Chairman Dr. Charles Githinji, Board Members and CEO Dr. F. Siyoi, 81 members were appointed to serve on these committees. Chairman […]

๐‚๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ค๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ง ๐ข๐ง ๐๐š๐ข๐ซ๐จ๐›๐ข: ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ’ ๐€๐ซ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐, ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ ๐”๐ง๐ฅ๐ข๐œ๐ž๐ง๐ฌ๐ž๐ ๐‚๐ก๐ž๐ฆ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐‚๐ฅ๐จ๐ฌ๐ž๐ – March 21, 2024

Nairobi, Kenya – ย The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has launched a rigorous crackdown in Nairobi County, resulting in the arrest of 24 individuals and the closure of 30 unlicensed chemists. Led by PPB Inspector Dr. Tom Mwangi, the operation aims to sanitize the pharmaceutical sector by targeting fake pharmacists and illegal pharmaceutical outlets across […]

๐Š๐ž๐ง๐ฒ๐š’๐ฌ ๐๐๐ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐”๐’ ๐…๐ƒ๐€ ๐…๐จ๐ซ๐ฆ ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ข๐œ ๐€๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐€๐๐ฏ๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐‘๐ž๐ ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ง๐๐š๐ซ๐๐ฌ – 15th March 2024

ย Washington DC – Kenya’s Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has achieved a significant milestone in regulatory collaboration by formalizing a strategic partnership with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The partnership, symbolized by the signing of a Confidentiality Commitment on March 15th, 2024, in Washington D.C., follows a week of remarkable progress for PPB […]

๐๐๐ ๐€๐๐ฏ๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž๐ฌ ๐“๐จ๐ฐ๐š๐ซ๐๐ฌ ๐ˆ๐Œ๐ƒ๐‘๐… ๐Œ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ฉ: ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  ๐†๐ฅ๐จ๐›๐š๐ฅ ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก๐œ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ง๐๐š๐ซ๐๐ฌ – 14th March 2024

Washington DC – On March 14th, 2024, PPB took a significant step towards global collaboration and regulatory excellence. Under the leadership of CEO, Dr. F.M. Siyoi, the team convened in Washington DC to submit an application to join the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) as an affiliate member. During the Management Committee Closed Session, […]

๐๐๐ ๐€๐ญ๐ญ๐š๐ข๐ง๐ฌ ๐Œ๐ข๐ฅ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ง๐ž ๐š๐ฌ ๐Œ๐ƒ๐’๐€๐ ๐€๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฅ๐ข๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐Œ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ, ๐„๐ง๐ก๐š๐ง๐œ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Œ๐ž๐๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž ๐‘๐ž๐ ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ง๐๐š๐ซ๐๐ฌ ๐ข๐ง ๐Š๐ž๐ง๐ฒ๐š – 13th March 2024

Washington DC – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has achieved a significant milestone by attaining official recognition as an MDSAP Affiliate Member for the Medical Devices Single Audit Program (MDSAP). This acknowledgment was made during the ongoing 25th session of the International Medical Devices Regulators Forum (IMDRF) in Washington DC from March 11th to […]

๐„๐ง๐ก๐š๐ง๐œ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐‹๐จ๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐œ๐ž๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐Œ๐š๐ง๐ฎ๐Ÿ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ: 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ˆ๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฌ ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ข๐œ ๐Œ๐ž๐ž๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  – 27th February 2024

Nairobi, Kenya – Today, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) convened a meeting with top management from local pharmaceutical manufacturing companies to discuss strategies for enhancing oversight of local manufacturers. The meeting highlighted the importance of implementing a rapid alert system to manage substandard and falsified medicines, as well as the application of a mandatory […]

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 […]