Pharmacy and Poisons Board offices along Lenana Road in Nairobi. The building was officially opened in 2005 by the Minister of Health at the time, Hon. Charity Ngilu.
Pharmacovigilance department came out to the Kenyan public on the 9th of June 2009 when a formal launch of the Pharmacovigilance System in Kenya took place at the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi.
National Quality Control Laboratory. The quality of a drug is one of the criteria for market approval. Quality assurance covers all activities aimed at ensuring that consumers and patients receive a product that meets established specifications and standards of quality, safety an efficacy.
Ministry of Health HQ
Pharmacy and Poisons Board is under the Ministry of Health whose HQ are at Afya House, Bishop Road, Nairobi
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board has various guidelines that explain how services are delivered. The guidelines can be downloaded from this site.
Pharm Tech Exam Dates
PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIST PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION
FOR BOTH LEVEL I AND LEVEL II CANDIDATES
Examination Date = Monday 17th June 2013 for the written paper.
Oral Examinations = as per schedule to be communicated on <a later date>.
There will be two papers:
1. PAPER I in the Morning
2. PAPER II in the Afternoon
Remember to carry the following:
1. Identity card or Passport
The venue will be KICC - Nairobi
Reporting time will be 7:00 A.M.
Deadline for submission of application is Friday, 12th April 2013.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT
The Evaluation and Assessment is to ensure that all candidates who are assessed meet the basic requirements in Pharmaceutical Sciences for purposes of Enrolment.
Be a Holder of Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology or its equivalent from a recognised institution.
Must have passed Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with an average grade of C (plain) or its equivalent and
Have a cluster subjects of C (plain) in English/Kiswahili languages, Chemistry (or Physical Science), Biology (or Biological Science) and Physics and Mathematics.
Certified copy of the O-Level certificate or equivalent.
Certified copy of Diploma certificate.
A certified transcript of Pharmaceutical Technologist diploma course completed showing subjects, hours and examinations results.
Evidence of supervised practical attachment.
Certified National Identity card/Passport.
2 Passport size photographs.