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Regular warn public against self- medication – November 24, 2022

November 24, 2022 – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board is warning Kenyans against engaging in self-medication and maintain the culture of purchasing medicines as prescribed by licensed healthcare professionals to avoid falling prey to antimicrobial resistance which is a threat to public health globally. The Regulator warns that self-medication with antibiotics can lead to drug […]

Regulator cracks whip on rogue pharmaceutical practitioners – November 3, 2022

Regulator cracks whip on rogue pharmaceutical practitioners November 3, 2022 – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) is conducting a joint investigative and follow-up regulatory inspection within the Nairobi region targeting illegal pharmaceutical outlets. The exercise which targets outlets that were previously closed down by the Board is also investigating profiled wholesale pharmacies who deliberately […]

Kenyans to access better pharmacy services as PPB/PSK embraces joint self-regulation framework – August 25, 2022

August 25, 2022 – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) will collaborate with the Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) to develop a self-regulation framework to promote Good Pharmacy Practices in the country. The CEO of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board Dr. Fred Siyoi revealed that the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the […]

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 […]