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HEALTH

Pharmacy And Poison Board Warns Against Using This Painkiller To Avoid Heart Diseases

Pharmacy and Poison Board of Kenya is the Drug Regulatory Authority established under the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, chapter 244 of the Laws of Kenya. The Pharmacy and Poisons Board also regulate the practice and conduct of Pharmacists and drug and poison traders. Often, different people tend to buy painkillers whenever they ail even without consulting a medic.

  1 month ago ago
Pharmacy And Poison Board Warns Against Using This Painkiller To Avoid Heart Diseases

HEALTH

Ministry Of Health Issues A Warning On Use of Diclofenac As Painkiller

The Ministry of Health as issues an alert to individuals abusing the Pharmacological drug Diclofenac for pain relieving purposes. Diclofenac is grouped as a Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug(NSAID) that is prescribed to relieve pain in chronic conditions such as Arthritis. However, on Friday 20th May, the Pharmacy and Poisons Board chaired by Dr Rodgers Atebe released a statement notifying the public of the side effects that come with abuse of this drug.

  1 month ago ago
Ministry Of Health Issues A Warning On Use of Diclofenac As Painkiller

HEALTH

Strict Warning Against Regular Use Diclophenac As A Pain Reliever As It May Cause Stroke

The Ministry Of Health alongside the Kenyan Government has given a strict warning against self-medicating using pain relievers with an emphasis on a drug known as diclofenac. In a clear statement issued by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPD) on Friday, May 20, the Government of Kenya issued a public alert cautioning Kenyans about the risks connected with the use of Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs).

  1 month ago ago
Strict Warning Against Regular Use Diclophenac As A Pain Reliever As It May Cause Stroke

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Requirements To Start A Chemist Shop In Kenya

Health sector is a multi billion industry in Kenya. Many Kenyans have opened up hospitals, clinics and chemist shops. With proper management and following the set out laws, you can get good returns with opening a chemist shop. While other businesses are pretty forward in registration and obtaining of license, a chemist shop has complex requirements.

  10 months ago ago
Requirements To Start A Chemist Shop In Kenya

HEALTH

MoH Clarifies What Will Happen To Those Who Took Russian Sputnik V Vaccine

The Ministry of Health has finally come out to address the issue of safety of the AstraZeneca vaccine which is being inoculated in the country.

  1 year ago ago
MoH Clarifies What Will Happen To Those Who Took Russian Sputnik V Vaccine

SOCIETY

Pharmacy And Poisons Board Shuts Down Illegal Chemists In Rift Valley And Western Regions

Pharmacy and Poisons Board is a body that regulates the Practice of Pharmacy, Manufacture and Trade in Drugs and Poisons.Today,the Board in conjunction with the Kenya Police Service shuts down illegal chemists in Rift Valley and Western Regions. The Board Drug Inspectors together with the Kenya Police Service are currently conducting an intensive surveillance and enforcement regulatory operations in the regions mentioned above.

  6 months ago ago
Pharmacy And Poisons Board Shuts Down Illegal Chemists In Rift Valley And Western Regions

HEALTH

Morning Message; MOH Delivers New Details About Introducing Covid-19 Vaccines To Teens

The Ministry of health have been receiving Covid-19 vaccines from international countries like US and India. The country has also received different types of vaccines which includes; Pfizer vaccines, Johnson and Johnson vaccines and AstraZeneca vaccines. All these vaccines are very effective. Millions of people have received these jabs across the world.

  7 months ago ago
Morning Message; MOH Delivers New Details About Introducing Covid-19 Vaccines To Teens

HEALTH

Kenyans Warns Over Using These Painkillers As It Increase Blood Clotting In Arteries

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) of the Ministry of Health has issued a warning about the misuse of Diclofenac, one of the country's most popular painkillers. The board stated in a statement issued on Friday, May 20, that the public was overusing Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) for pain management.

  1 month ago ago
Kenyans Warns Over Using These Painkillers As It Increase Blood Clotting In Arteries

HEALTH

Good news to Pharmacy Persons as Tenwek Hospital is Hiring

Tenwek Mission Hospital, Level 6B Teaching and Referral Hospital was established in 1937 and it is a Medical Ministry of Africa Gospel Church, Kenya in Collaboration with World Gospel Mission and it is located in Bomet County, South Rift in Kenya. Tenwek Mission Hospital serve Bomet county and country at large.

  1 year ago ago
Good news to Pharmacy Persons
as Tenwek Hospital is Hiring

SOCIETY

Just In: 66 Persons Nabbed By Pharmacy & Poison Board As Nationwide Crackdown Continues

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB or the Board in short) is the Drug Regulatory Authority established under the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, Chapter 244 of the Laws of Kenya. The Board regulates the Practice of Pharmacy and the Manufacture and Trade in drugs and poisons.

  5 months ago ago
Just In: 66 Persons Nabbed By Pharmacy & Poison Board As Nationwide Crackdown Continues

HEALTH

New, Easier Way To Report Medical Side Effects Through Your Phone.

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) in partnership with USAID, developed a system that is mobile - based to provide a reporting platform in form of mobile application for iPhone operating systems, android and USSD solution. Often do medical services, blood transfusion and or prescribed medications lead to gross adverse reactions on the patients.

  2 months ago ago
New, Easier Way To Report Medical Side Effects Through Your Phone.

HEALTH

Ministry Of Health Announces Monitoring of Vaccinations

The Ministry of Health is monitoring adverse effects of the COVID19 vaccine safety through the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.Majority of the adverse effects are mild such as fever, and headache.The emergency authorisation was based on conditions.75 thousand doses were imported.

  1 year ago ago
Ministry Of Health Announces Monitoring of Vaccinations

SOCIETY

Pharmacy And Poisons Board Shuts Down 86 Illegal Pharmacies In Central Region

Pharmacy and Poisons Board is a body that regulates the Practice of Pharmacy, Manufacture and Trade in Drugs and Poisons.Today,the Board in conjunction with the Kenya Police Service shuts down 86 illegal chemists, clinics,herbal medicine stores qnd cosmetic shops in the Central region. The ongoing operations targeting illegal and unregistered pharmacy outlets was carried out in Embu,Meru,Tharaka Nithi and Isiolo counties that saw a number of 46 people arrested and One Hundred and Twenty (120) of medicine were also seized in the crackdown.

  5 months ago ago
Pharmacy And Poisons Board Shuts Down 86 Illegal Pharmacies In Central Region

HEALTH

"Avoid Taking Self Medication At All Cost, You're Digging Your Own Grave", -See Reasons Why

Drug Regulatory Authority, The Pharmacy and Poisons Board has today sent a strong message to all Kenyans across the country to avoid taking self medication as it could impact negative complications on their healths.Self medication is not advisable because it can trigger other medical problems such as drug abuse, further medical complications and poisoning.

  1 year ago ago

HEALTH

Poisons Board Issues Clarification on The Alleged Death of an AstraZeneca Vaccinated Woman

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board has today made a clarification on the death of a woman who is alleged to have succumbed to the side effects of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

  1 year ago ago
Poisons Board Issues Clarification on The Alleged Death of an AstraZeneca Vaccinated Woman

SOCIETY

Sh32m Worth Assorted Pharmaceuticals Destroyed by PPB drug Inspectors Jointly with the DCI

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. The PPB drug inspectors jointly with the Judiciary, DCI and the ODPP supervised the destruction of 346.3 kilograms of assorted pharmaceuticals all valued at Kshs.32,324,515 following a court order requiring that drugs produced in Court be forfeited to the

  1 year ago ago
Sh32m Worth Assorted Pharmaceuticals Destroyed by PPB drug Inspectors Jointly with the DCI

SOCIETY

118 Chemists Shut Down Due To The Following Reason

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) have closed 118 illegal chemists. The PPB in conjunction with the National police service have arrested 97 people whom are alligned in court with various offences. Dr. Dominic Kariuki, the deputy director inspectorate at Pharmacy and Poisons Board said that the 97 people who were arrested did not meet the required standards of being allowed to sell drugs.

  1 year ago ago
118 Chemists Shut Down Due To The Following Reason

HEALTH

Pharmacy and Poisons Board Say Woman Did Not Die Due to AstraZeneca Vaccine

On Wednesday, a woman was reported dead after she was introduced to the AstraZeneca vaccine.However, The Pharmacy and Poisons Board has denied that the Kenyan vaccinated with the Vaccine died of post-jab complications.

  1 year ago ago
Pharmacy and Poisons Board Say Woman Did Not Die Due to AstraZeneca Vaccine

POLITICS

Reactions As Details Emerge Of AstraZeneca Vaccine Claiming Another Life

Internet explode following alleged reports, that the AstraZeneca vaccine claimed a woman life's after receiving a jab of the government vaccine and then died minutes later on Wednesday evening.

  1 year ago ago
Reactions As Details Emerge Of AstraZeneca Vaccine Claiming Another Life

HEALTH

Firm That Brought Sputnik V Vaccine Seeks To Re-export 75000 Doses Remaining After The Ban In Kenya.

Dinlas Pharma EPZ limited, a private firm that imported Russian-manafactured Sputnik V Covid 19 Vaccine.Is seeking clearance from the government to re- export the drug following its ban after one kenyan Lost her life due to the vaccine.

  1 year ago ago
Firm That Brought Sputnik V Vaccine Seeks To Re-export 75000 Doses Remaining After The Ban In Kenya.