About 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 2 Minutes ago.
Nairobi September 7, 2020 – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board has instituted internationally accepted Emergency use/Compassionate use Authorisation (EUCUA procedure), for quick authorisation of treatments and diagnostics to combat the effects of Covid-19 disease.
About 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 55 Minutes ago.
NAIROBI, Kenya August 19, 2020 - The Kenya National Technical Working Group on Pharmacovigilance and Post-Marketing Surveillance (KTWG_PV/PMS) was today inaugurated by the Chief Administrative Secretary at the Ministry of Health, Dr. Rashid Aman.
About 9 Months, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 52 Minutes ago.
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board Unit of Drug Crime Investigations & Enforcement is holding a sensitisation workshop for the Ports of Entry (PoE) stakeholders at the Moyale One-Stop Border Point ( OSBP).
About 9 Months, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 26 Minutes ago.
The Board would like to notify the general public of the following falsified and unregistered ANTI SNAKE venom products in circulation,
About 9 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 20 Hours ago.
Today, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board visited West Pokot County to donate medicines to victims affected by the recent landslides and flood disaster that swept through the County.
About 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Hours, 59 Minutes ago.
Nairobi, December 5, 2019 - The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has shut down 80 illegal chemists in Nairobi and Kajiado counties with a stern warning to wholesalers against supplying them with products without proper documentsation .
About 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Hours, 10 Minutes ago.
NYERI, November 22, 2019 - The Pharmacy and Poisons Board inspectors in conjunction with the National Police Service closed down a total of 110 illegal chemists, seized stocks, arrested the owners who were arraigned in court and charged with various offenses.
About 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 56 Minutes ago.
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.
About 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 56 Minutes ago.
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) in collaboration with the National STI and AIDS Control Program (NASCOP) conducted a joint post-market surveillance quality survey of selected medical products and health technologies used in Kenya. Among the products that were sampled and tested were male latex condoms. The laboratory analysis results indicated that the following male latex condoms failed to comply with specification (s) for ISO 4074:2015 standard
About 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 18 Minutes ago.
Ranitidine is a medicine used to treat and prevent ulcers of the stomach and intestine, and belongs to a group of medicines known as H2-Blocker. It works by reducing the amount of acid that the stomach produces.
About 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 4 Minutes ago.
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.
About 1 Year, 1 Month, 4 Weeks, 3 Hours, 22 Minutes ago.
Nairobi, KENYA July 23, 2019 -The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) is currently working on medicines track and trace system that will ensure that all medical products and health technologies in the market have a tracing number.
About 1 Year, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 25 Minutes ago.
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board is happy to announce the migration of National Drug Control System (NDS) for Licit control from test environment to production. This System is used to control Narcotics, Psychotropics, and Precursor Chemical substances globally.
About 1 Year, 3 Months, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 25 Minutes ago.
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) yesterday seized herbal medicines and personnel working at three herbal clinics in Nairobi over substandard medicines.
The board that did inspection at Murugu Herbal Clinic and two other clinics within Nairobi, was checking for the quality of the herbal medicines produced, confirming the licensing of the clinic and how the medicines are produced from the beginning of the manufacturing process to the end.
About 2 Years, 7 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Hour, 53 Minutes ago.
Dr. Jackson Kioko opens mid-term review strategy retreat at Savora Whitesands Hotel
About 2 Years, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 32 Minutes ago.
Medical devices including In vitro diagnostics constitute a vital component of health products and health technologies that contribute to the attainment of the highest standards of health for all citizens as envisioned in Article 43 of the Constitution of Kenya. Regulation of these products is key to attainment of this Human Right.
About 2 Years, 9 Months, 8 Hours, 57 Minutes ago.
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has fully automated services, making it the first national drug regulatory authority in Africa to automate clinical trial registry process among other services.
About 2 Years, 9 Months, 8 Hours, 57 Minutes ago.
Did you know that Kenya was designated a Regional Centre for Regulatory Excellence (RCORE) in Pharmacovigilance in 2014 by NEPAD under the African Medicines Harmonization Project.
About 2 Years, 9 Months, 8 Hours, 58 Minutes ago.
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) is concerned over the high level of self-medication among the general public.
About 2 Years, 9 Months, 9 Hours ago.
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board has a new Board of Directors.
About 2 Years, 9 Months, 9 Hours, 1 Minute ago.
Everyone knows that it is impossible to buy health. But you can buy medicines that can help to improve your health
About 2 Years, 9 Months, 9 Hours, 2 Minutes ago.
Medicines help us live longer and healthier. They can help cure, treat an illness or disease and can also prevent some conditions from developing
During the course of our lives, it is likely that we will all need to take medicines. These might include vaccines to prevent illness or prescription medicines to treat serious infections.
About 2 Years, 9 Months, 9 Hours, 3 Minutes ago.
The most important step to medication safety is to educate yourself about the specific drugs you and your family are taking and the conditions they are intended to treat. Medications are intended to make you better, but they can cause harm if they are used or stored improperly. Some side effects are mild like an upset stomach while others can be more serious like liver damage.
About 2 Years, 9 Months, 9 Hours, 4 Minutes ago.
According to the World Health Organization's (WHO), self-medication is defined as the use of drugs to treat self-diagnosed disorders or symptoms, or the intermittent or continued use of a prescribed drug for chronic or recurrent diseases or symptoms.
About 2 Years, 9 Months, 9 Hours, 6 Minutes ago.
Recently, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya made a bold decision to address what maybe the local pharmaceutical industry’s most controversial issue, parallel trade in pharmaceuticals. While there have been previous attempts to tackle this matter in the past, it is hoped that the current attempt will pay attention to all important aspects of this issue in order to build a consensus among all interested parties in coming up with a policy position that is not only widely acceptable but also addresses most of the contentious issues once and for all.