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Govt launches Pharmaceutical Industry Diagnostic Report, 2020 – March 10, 2021

Govt launches Pharmaceutical Industry Diagnostic Report, 2020 Nairobi Kenya, 10 March 2021 – The Government today launched the Pharmaceutical Industry Diagnostic Report, 2020 to make the sector more competitive. The Kenya Pharmaceutical Industry Diagnostic Report 2020 highlights and examines gaps, challenges, and opportunities in Kenya’s pharmaceutical industry and  recommends steps to spur the industry’s growth […]

PPB upgrades system for reporting adverse effects of medicines and vaccines – March 17, 2021

PPB upgrades system for reporting adverse effects of medicines and vaccines Nairobi, March 17, 2021 – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board today launched an upgraded version of thePharmacovigilance Electronic Reporting System (PvERS II) to strengthen safety and quality monitoring of Health Products and Health Technologies in Kenya. The new system is a suite of software […]

PPB CEO encourages pharmaceutical innovation to meet the changing needs of patients – June 2, 2022

PPB CEO encourages pharmaceutical innovation to meet the changing needs of patients Pharmacists have been challenged to invest in Research and Development (R&D) of new medicines. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Fred Siyoi says innovation and specialization is required in the profession to provide more services to the public. He says […]

Kenya & IGAD collaborate to improve patient safety – May 13, 2022

Kenya & IGAD collaborate to implement post market surveillance & pharmacovigilance to improve patient safety The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) in collaboration with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), has implemented several post-marketing surveillance (PMS) and pharmacovigilance (PV) activities within the IGAD member states which include Kenya, Uganda, Djibouti, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and South […]

Regulator inspects licensed pharmacies to assess compliance – June 19, 2022

  June 19, 2022  –  The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PBB) is targeting licensed pharmacies to audit the handling of controlled medicines and prescription medicines in line with the Pharmacy regulations. “We are cautioning the public from engaging in illegal pharmaceutical practices and encourage licensed pharmaceutical practitioners to uphold the highest ethical practices to enhance pharmaceutical […]

CAS Health urges pharmacists to embrace innovation -June 2, 2022

CAS Health urges pharmacists to embrace innovation  June 2, 2022  – There’s need for collective efforts and innovative interventions to address the quality, cost and availability of health products. Addressing the 42nd Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya Annual Scientific Conference under the theme “Disruptive advances in pharmacy for improved Healthcare” the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in […]