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𝐏𝐏𝐁 𝐓𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐬 𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐀𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐈𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐥 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐀𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 -12th April 2024

Nairobi, Kenya – In a decisive move to combat illegal practices within the pharmaceutical sector, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has launched a nationwide operation targeting regulated pharmaceutical entities. Led by the PPB, this joint multi-agency operation has already achieved significant milestones, conducting thorough inspections at 400 premises and seizing 200 cartons of assorted […]

𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭 𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: 𝐏𝐏𝐁 𝐄𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐊𝐀𝐏𝐈 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐌𝐄𝐃𝐀𝐊 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 – 27th March 2024

Nairobi, Kenya – Today, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) met with representatives from the Kenya Association of Pharmaceutical Industry (KAPI) and the Medical Technology Industry Association of Kenya (MEDAK) to address pivotal challenges and progressions within the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. During the meeting, both parties committed to fostering collaboration to fortify regulatory […]

𝐄𝐟𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐄𝐧𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐖𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐨𝐧 – 25th March 2024

Western, Kenya – On March 25th, 2024, pharmaceutical regulatory officers from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB), led by Dr. Paddy Agoro and Solomon Kamau, engaged in a strategic workshop aimed at enhancing pharmaceutical compliance in the Western region. Facilitated by the PPB regional head and the regional police commander, the workshop brought together senior […]

𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐏𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐁𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐒𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐬 𝐂𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐓𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐖𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐑𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐀𝐫𝐦𝐲 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐭𝐮𝐭𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝐈𝐑𝐁 𝐓𝐞𝐚𝐦 – 25th March 2024

     Nairobi, Kenya – On Monday, March 25th, 2024, a delegation from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Institutional Review Board (IRB) visited the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) for a familiarization with the processes of PPB’s Expert Committee on Clinical Trials (ECCT). They were warmly received by PPB’s Chief Executive Officer, […]

𝐏𝐏𝐁 𝐀𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐌𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐈𝐧𝐚𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐄𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐞𝐬 – 21st March 2024 

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 […]

𝐂𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐝𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐢𝐧 𝐍𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐛𝐢: 𝟐𝟒 𝐀𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝, 𝟑𝟎 𝐔𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐂𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐞𝐝 – March 21, 2024

Nairobi, Kenya –  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 […]

𝐊𝐞𝐧𝐲𝐚’𝐬 𝐏𝐏𝐁 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐔𝐒 𝐅𝐃𝐀 𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐦 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐜 𝐀𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 – 15th March 2024

 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 […]

𝐏𝐏𝐁 𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐈𝐌𝐃𝐑𝐅 𝐌𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩: 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐆𝐥𝐨𝐛𝐚𝐥 𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 – 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, […]

𝐏𝐏𝐁 𝐀𝐭𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬 𝐌𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐚𝐬 𝐌𝐃𝐒𝐀𝐏 𝐀𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐌𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫, 𝐄𝐧𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐃𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐑𝐞𝐠𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐞𝐧𝐲𝐚 – 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 […]

𝐄𝐧𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐎𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐮𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞𝐫𝐬: 𝐏𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐏𝐨𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐁𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐈𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐒𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐜 𝐌𝐞𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 – 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 […]