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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]