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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‡๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐Ž๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐€๐Ÿ๐ซ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ง ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ซ ๐“๐ž๐š๐ฆ ๐ญ๐จ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐›๐š๐ญ ๐ˆ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ญ ๐“๐ซ๐š๐๐ž ๐ข๐ง ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก ๐๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ๐ฌ

Nairobi, Kenya – 12/06/2024 – The Chief Executive Officer of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board, Dr. F. M. Siyoi, convened a meeting on Monday with the Operation African Star team to discuss collaborative strategies aimed at disrupting the illicit trade in health products, pharmaceutical preparations, medical devices, and equipment across Africa. Operation African Star, formed […]

๐๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐œ๐ฒ ๐€๐ง๐ ๐๐จ๐ข๐ฌ๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐๐จ๐š๐ซ๐ ๐‚๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ค๐ฌ ๐ƒ๐จ๐ฐ๐ง ๐Ž๐ง ๐ˆ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐š๐ฅ ๐๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐œ๐ž๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐€๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐ˆ๐ง ๐‘๐ข๐Ÿ๐ญ ๐•๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฒ

Nairobi, Kenya – 10th June 2024 – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board has intensified its crackdown on illegal pharmaceutical activities in the Rift Valley region, resulting in over 30 arrests and the seizure of 120 cartons of assorted pharmaceuticals. More than 100 unlicensed chemists have been shut down as part of the Board’s ongoing efforts […]

๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ญ๐ซ๐จ๐ฅ ๐‹๐š๐›๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ (๐๐๐‚๐‹) ๐๐จ๐š๐ซ๐ ๐ˆ๐ง๐š๐ฎ๐ ๐ฎ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐

Nairobi, Kenya – The newly appointed National Quality Control Laboratory (NQCL) Board of Management was officially inaugurated on 7th June 2024, marking a significant milestone in ensuring the highest standards of quality and safety for health products. The ceremony, presided over by the Principal Secretary of the State Department for Public and Professional Standards, Ms. […]

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‹๐ž๐š๐๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐š๐›๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐„๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ ๐ญ๐จ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐›๐š๐ญ ๐ˆ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ญ ๐“๐ซ๐š๐๐ž ๐ข๐ง ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก ๐๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ๐ฌ – 22nd May 2024ย 

Nairobi, Kenya – In a strategic move to safeguard public health, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) convened a stakeholder engagement forum today, focusing on tackling illicit trade in health products and technologies (HPTs) transmitted via courier and postal services. The event, graced by PPB Chief Executive Officer, Dr. F. M. Siyoi, underscored the imperative […]

๐ˆ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐š๐ฅ ๐ƒ๐ซ๐ฎ๐  ๐ƒ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ซ๐ข๐›๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐๐ž๐ญ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค ๐„๐ฑ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฌ๐ž๐ ๐ข๐ง ๐Š๐š๐ฃ๐ข๐š๐๐จ ๐‚๐จ๐ฎ๐ง๐ญ๐ฒ – 19th May 2024

Kajiado, Kenya – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB), the National Drug Regulatory Authority within the Ministry of Health, has exposed a network involved in the pilferage of government medical stores in Kajiado County. This operation, executed in collaboration with the National Police Service on May 13, targeted illegal entities dispensing medications without the necessary […]

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‡๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐–๐จ๐ซ๐ฅ๐ ๐๐š๐ง๐ค ๐ƒ๐ž๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐จ ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ง ๐‘๐ž๐ ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ ๐‚๐š๐ฉ๐š๐œ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ – 17th May 2024

Nairobi, Kenya – On May 17 the, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) CEO, Dr. F. M. Siyoi, hosted a delegation from the World Bank following the launch of the Health Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Resilience (HEPRR) Program by Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha S. Wafula on May 15. The meeting focused on understanding the PPB’s […]

๐…๐Š๐๐Œ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐๐๐ ๐‹๐ž๐š๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ฉ ๐Œ๐ž๐ž๐ญ ๐ญ๐จ ๐๐ซ๐จ๐ฉ๐ž๐ฅ ๐Š๐ž๐ง๐ฒ๐š’๐ฌ ๐๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐œ๐ž๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐’๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐ซย – 23rd April 2024

Nairobi, Kenya – ย On Tuesday, April 23rd, Dr. Charles Githinji, Chairman of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB), met with representatives from the Federation of Kenya Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (FKPM). They discussed enhancing Kenya’s pharmaceutical production, supporting Universal Health Coverage, and advancing pharmaceutical industrial growth in line with the Kenya Kwanza Government’s economic transformation Agenda (BETA). […]

๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐€๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ž ๐„๐ง๐ ๐š๐ ๐ž๐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ญ๐จ ๐’๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ง ๐๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐œ๐ž๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐’๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ –ย 22nd April 2024 Nairobi, Kenya – the National Assembly Departmental Committee on Health led by the Chair, Hon. (Dr) Robert Pukose conducted a fact-finding mission to the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) to engage with the leadership and address issues affecting the […]

๐๐๐ ๐“๐š๐ค๐ž๐ฌ ๐€๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐€๐ ๐š๐ข๐ง๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ˆ๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐š๐ฅ ๐๐ก๐š๐ซ๐ฆ๐š๐œ๐ž๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐€๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ -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 […]

๐€๐๐ฏ๐š๐ง๐œ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐‡๐ž๐š๐ฅ๐ญ๐ก ๐๐ซ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ ๐‘๐ž๐ ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ: ๐๐๐ ๐„๐ง๐ ๐š๐ ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐Š๐€๐๐ˆ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐Œ๐„๐ƒ๐€๐Š ๐’๐ญ๐š๐ค๐ž๐ก๐จ๐ฅ๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ – 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 […]