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 […]
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 country’s testing capabilities for vaccines and other biologicals.
Nairobi, Kenya – 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 […]
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 […]
Nairobi, KENYA – Chairman, Dr. Charles Githinji, and Board Member Mr. Bernard Maiyo signed the 20th Cycle Performance Contracts with Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha S. Wafula at Afya House Annex, aligning with the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) agenda. Accompanied by Principal Secretaries Mary Muthoni and Harry Kimtai, CS Nakhumicha urged the Ministry of Health Semi-Autonomous Government Agencies […]
Mombasa, KENYA – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) is currently immersed in a vital strategic review, with a strong emphasis on result-oriented management and alignment with the government’s Bottom-up Economic agenda (BETA) and Universal Health Coverage. This week, the PPB’s Board of Directors and management have convened in Mombasa to ensure their 2020-2025 […]
Recruitment of a Consultant to Support Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board Develop Smart Key Performance Indicators.This procurement will be managed by Supporting Health Initiatives (SHI), a Division of Wits Health Consortium Pty Ltd (WHC) for and on behalf of the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Nairobi, Kenya – Dr. F.M. Siyoi, the Chief Executive Officer of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, participated in a consultative meeting on Monday 9th October 2023 alongside local manufacturers of Health Products and Technologies convened by Mr. Harry Kimtai, Principal Secretary for the State Department of Medical Services. This meeting was a crucial step […]
Nairobi, Kenya – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) and the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) convened at KEBS’ offices to strengthen the Cosmetic Regulation Framework. The purpose of this meeting was to thoroughly review the existing framework, considering recent adjustments to the East African Community (EAC) standards for cosmetics. Leading the team was Dr. […]
Kisumu, Kenya – The Cabinet has granted approval for the Kenya Health Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Resilience Project, a pioneering initiative aimed at strengthening local health systems and advancing Universal Health Coverage (UHC). In collaboration with the World Bank, this transformative project comprises several key components: I. Establishing in-country capacity for ‘fill-and-finish’ production of human […]