About 3 Months, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 42 Minutes ago.
Garissa, 18 June, 2021- At least 23 people have been arrested and arraigned in court and charged with various offenses for illegally operating pharmaceutical outlets in a crackdown targeting North-eastern counties of Garissa, Tana River, Lamu and parts of Kitui among others.
About 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 18 Minutes ago.
PPB arrests 97 in a Central region crackdown
Central, June 04, 2021- Ninety-seven (97) people have been arrested and arraigned in various courts and charged with various offenses during a crackdown on illegal pharmaceutical outlets in Central region.
About 4 Months, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 16 Minutes ago.
Over 68 illegal pharmacy traders have been arrested and prosecuted, in western region for illegally handling pharmaceuticals.
The operation led by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board Deputy Director of Inspectorate, Dr. Dominic Kariuki seized 133 cartons of assorted medicines and closed down over 114 pharmaceutical outlets. These include some government supplied medicines found in a private chemist at Mayoni market within Kakamega County.
“PPB calls upon the judiciary to dispense deterrent sanctions as provided under the revised pharmacy and poisons Act 2019 to the persons found guilty of contravening the provisions of the Cap 244 of the laws of Kenya,” Dr Kariuki said.
About 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 27 Minutes ago.
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board is the national medicines regulatory authority whose mandate is to protect the health of the public by regulating the profession of pharmacy and ensuring quality, safety and efficacy of medical products and health technologies.
In light of the above, PPB drug inspectors are conducting an intensive surveillance and enforcement operation within Kakuma Refugee camp, Kakuma town, Kanamkemer market and Lodwar town within Turkana County.
About 5 Months, 1 Week, 12 Hours, 57 Minutes ago.
Nairobi, 16th April 2021- The Pharmacy and Poisons Board is the national medicines regulatory authority whose mandate is to protect the health of the public by regulating the profession of pharmacy and ensuring quality, safety and efficacy of medical products and health technologies.
About 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 16 Hours, 36 Minutes ago.
MOMBASA, March 26, 2021- At least 58 people have been arrested and arraigned in court in an ongoing crackdown targeting illegal pharmacies in the Coast region which include Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi, Taita Taveta and Tana River counties.
About 6 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 56 Minutes ago.
PPB upgrades system for reporting adverse effects of medicines and vaccines
Nairobi, March 17, 2021 – The Pharmacy and Poisons Board today launched an upgraded version of thePharmacovigilance Electronic Reporting System (PvERS II) to strengthen safety and quality monitoring of Health Products and Health Technologies in Kenya.
About 6 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 43 Minutes ago.
Meru, 12 March 2021 - At least 100 illegal pharmacy premises have been closed down in the ongoing crackdown conducted by the pharmacy and poisons board in the upper eastern region which include Meru, Embu, Tharaka Nithi, Isiolo and Marsabit Counties.
About 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 19 Minutes ago.
Nairobi Kenya, 10 March 2021 – The Government today launched the Pharmaceutical Industry Diagnostic Report, 2020 to make the sector more competitive.
About 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 51 Minutes ago.
PPB has audited a total of 278 pharmaceutical outlets and closed down 62 chemists in Nyanza and Western regions.
About 1 Year, 2 Weeks, 10 Hours, 18 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 1 Year, 1 Month, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 42 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 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 8 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 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 42 Minutes ago.
The Board would like to notify the general public of the following falsified and unregistered ANTI SNAKE venom products in circulation,
About 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 16 Minutes 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 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 15 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 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 12 Hours, 26 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 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 12 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 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 9 Hours, 12 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 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 34 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 1 Year, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 10 Hours, 20 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 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Days, 9 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 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 41 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 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 41 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 3 Years, 8 Months, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 39 Minutes ago.
Dr. Jackson Kioko opens mid-term review strategy retreat at Savora Whitesands Hotel