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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 […]

Kenya drug regulator unveils new system to report adverse events through Phone – April 13, 2022

Kenya drug regulator, PPB unveils new system to report adverse events through Phone April 13, 2022 –  Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) through support from the USAID Medicines, Technologies & Pharmaceutical Services Program (MTaPS) has developed a mPvERs system, a mobile based solution that provides a reporting platform for the public to report on adverse […]

Wholesalers warned against distributing medicines to unregistered outlets – March 19, 2022

Wholesalers warned against distributing medicines to unregistered outlets Kakamega  March 19, 2022  – Wholesalers dealing in Pharmaceuticals have been warned against selling medicines to unregistered and unlicensed Pharmacies in the country. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board Coordinator for Good Distribution Practices Julius Kaluai issued the warning as the board intensifies crackdown on proliferation of unregistered pharmacies […]

58 people arrested for operating Pharmacies illegally – March 18, 2022

Kakamega March 18, 2022  – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) and the National Police service are currently conducting a joint regulatory operation in Western Kenya and Nairobi region. The regulatory operation aims at executing the warrants of arrest relating to Pharma crimes, enforcement of previously issued closure notices, surveillance and enforcement of adherence to Good […]

Launch of PPB Guidelines on the World Pharmacists Day

NAIROBI, Kenya September 25, 2019 – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board today celebrated the World Pharmacists Day under the theme “Safe and Effective Medicines for All,” with a launch of three key pharmaceutical guidelines. The Guidelines on good distribution practices, Guidelines on disposal of pharmaceutical waste and Guidelines on transportation of pharmaceuticals were launched by […]

71 Illegal Chemists Closed in Coast Region

Mombasa Wednesday November 6 2019 – A total of 71 illegal chemists in Coast Region have been closed, stocks seized and owners arrested during a crackdown carried out by the Pharmacy and Poisons board (PPB) pharmaceutical inspectors and the police under the Coast Regional Commissioner. Among those arrested include operators of mobile clinics using vehicles with […]