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63 people arrested for operating illegal pharmacies in Coast, Nairobi  and Central – December 23, 2022

December 23, 2022 – A joint targeted inspection by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) and the Kenya Police Service has arrested 63 people for engaging in illegal pharmaceutical practices in parts of Coast, Nairobi  and Central regions. At least 143 boxes of assorted Health Products and Technologies were seized during the joint investigative and follow-up […]

Regulator urges pharmaceutical practitioners to uphold standard practice, December 15, 2022

15th December 2022 – The National Drug Regulator, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board is calling on licensed pharmaceutical practitioners to uphold the highest ethical practices in order to ensure sanity in the pharmaceutical sector. At the same time the Board is cautioning members of the public against engaging in illegal pharmaceutical practices. The Board’s Head […]

PPB holds workshop to sensitize members of Enquires and Disciplinary Committee (EDC) – 28th November 2022

28th November 2022 – A sensitization workshop on the mandate of the Pharmacy & Poisons Board (PPB) Enquires and Disciplinary Committee (EDC) was held on Monday 28h November 2022 in Nakuru County. The Chairman of PPB, Dr. Rogers Atebe, CEO Dr. F.Siyoi, EDC Chair Ms Miriam Ndirangu, and representatives from PSK, and KPA among others […]

Regulator warns 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 […]