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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.