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 […]
NAIROBI, Kenya – Today, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) hosted a delegation from the Republic of Burundi, led by Ambassador Evelyne Habonimana. Their visit aimed to gain insights into PPB’s regulatory functions and explore opportunities for bilateral collaboration, enhancing diplomatic ties between the two nations. The discussions centered on PPB’s regulatory framework, focusing on […]
WHO ALERT-PRESS STATEMENT_7th October_2022
Garissa, 18 June, 2021- At least 23 people have been arrested and arraigned in court and charged with various offenses for illegally operating pharmaceutical outlets in a crackdown targeting North-eastern counties of Garissa, Tana River, Lamu and parts of Kitui among others. The crackdown which was conducted by Pharmacy and Poisons Board inspectors in conjunction […]