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Harambee Annex Officials Angered Over What Has Happened to DP Ruto, Send This Message to Kenyans

Harambee Annex Officials have responded after what has happened to Deputy President William Ruto following the government's latest move.

  1 year ago ago
Harambee Annex Officials Angered Over What Has Happened to DP Ruto, Send This Message to Kenyans

POLITICS

Sisi Kwisha" Kenyans React After A Reported Death Associated With COVID-19 Vaccine 279 Critical Cases

Coronavirus has caused a lot of adverse effects across the world and research bodies are pulled off efforts to find a vaccine.

  1 year ago ago
Sisi Kwisha

HEALTH

Here Are Patients Gov't Has Warned Against Use Of Diclofenac Without Prescription

Today Friday morning, the Ministry of Health through the Pharmacy and Poison Board (PPB) issued a warning against self-medication with pain killers, especially diclofenac. The ministry notes that more people are using diclofenac as a pain reliever and as an anti-inflammatory, especially in conditions such as arthritis.

  1 month ago ago
Here Are Patients Gov't Has Warned Against Use Of Diclofenac Without Prescription

HEALTH

Good News As The Government Makes A Point To Approve The Importation Of The Vaccine

It is good morning with good news as the pharmacy board it has reportedly approved the local use of Sputnik V vaccine. Dinlas Phamarcy has been given a green light in importing of the 50,000 vials for initial components and another 50,000 for the second components. The pharmacy and poison board has told the the government to authorise the use of the Russian sputnik v vaccine. The application of the importation was made, this is according to Dr Ahmed Mohammed, the director off the health products and technology. The

  1 year ago ago
Good News As The Government Makes A Point To Approve The Importation Of The Vaccine

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

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.

SOCIETY

Several Arrested In Crackdown On Illegal Activities

Several Arrested in Crackdown over Illegal Activities The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB), in affiliation with the National Police Service (NPS), has apprehended over 70 people condemned for unlawfully involved in the medicines business. Police had issued a statement published on Friday night, April 1, noting that PDB was executing a countrywide crackdown geared toward removing all unlicensed practitioners operating chemists.

  3 months ago ago
Several Arrested In Crackdown On Illegal Activities

HEALTH

Beware: 95 Chemists Selling Drugs With Fake Pharmacists

The Pharmacy and Poisons Boards (PPB) has urged pharmaceutical personnel to familiarize themselves with the guidelines and new laws regarding the selling of medicine to avoid penalties. The board has complained of several cases of pharmacies being operated without the presence of a registered pharmacist in the premises where business is carried out.

  4 months ago ago
Beware: 95 Chemists Selling Drugs With Fake Pharmacists

HEALTH

Here Is What The Ministry Of Health Has Told Kenyans Concerning Allergic Reactions From The Jab

The Ministry of Health has told Kenyans to report any allergic reaction to a particular ingredient in a Covid-19 vaccine after the first dose. "First, was the fainting related to the administration of the vaccine or other underlying conditions? It is not unheard of for people to faint at the sight of a needle out of anxiety.

  9 months ago ago
Here Is What The Ministry Of Health Has Told Kenyans Concerning Allergic Reactions From The Jab

SOCIETY

127 pharmacies found operating illegally shut down and also 70 people Arrested in Coastal Region

127 pharmacies across the Coastal Region found operating illegally have been shut down following a sting operation mounted by officials from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board. A statement by the board indicated that the crackdown took place in targeted retailers on the morning of Thursday, February 3. 70 individuals who were found operating some of the illegal pharmacies were also arrested and are awaiting to be arraigned in court.

  4 months ago ago
127 pharmacies found operating illegally shut down and also 70 people Arrested in Coastal Region

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

POLITICS

PPB Confirms Dp Ruto's Remarks on Sputnik Vaccine, Reveals if it Was Approved

The Russian Covid-19 vaccine, the Sputnik V vaccine was banned in Kenya by the government, over claims that it had not been approved by Pharmacy and Poison Board.However, some allies of Dp Ruto claimed that the vaccine was banned because Dp Ruto had been injected with it, while other government agents received Astra-Zeneca vaccine. And now PPB has revealed that the banned Sputnik vaccine, received approval on 12th March 2021,under the Covid-19 material,giving the permission for Dinlas Pharma EPZ limited to import

  1 year ago ago
PPB Confirms Dp Ruto's Remarks on Sputnik Vaccine, Reveals if it Was Approved

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

HEALTH

Government Launches Probe After 1 Expectant Lady Allegedly Died After Taking AstraZeneca Vaccine

[Photo courtesy] In a shocking turn of events, the government through the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has launched probe into the death of a Kenyan who has sadly succumbed after taking Oxford AstraZeneca jab.

  1 year ago ago
Government Launches Probe After 1 Expectant Lady Allegedly Died After Taking 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

POLITICS

Mutahi Kagwe Reveals Government's Next Move; After Imposing Ban on Importation of Sputnik V Vaccine

Health Cabinet Secretary, Mutahi Kagwe has banned the licensing and importation of vaccines by Private Players, making it clear that all vaccines that have been approved by Pharmacy and Poison Board of Kenya and world Health Organization (WHO) will only be allowed to be used in Kenya. The move comes barely,

  1 year ago ago
Mutahi Kagwe Reveals Government's Next Move; After Imposing Ban on Importation of Sputnik V Vaccine

SPORTS

Uproar as Kenya Bans Private Covid-19 Vaccine Import

According to Narok Senator Health Cabinet Minister Mutahi Kagwe told the Senate Health Committee that Dinlars Pharm, the company that imported Sputnik Covid vaccine followed the due process of the law and was approved by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board and are free to roll out the vaccine.

  1 year ago ago
Uproar as Kenya Bans Private Covid-19 Vaccine Import

HEALTH

Pharmacy And Poisons Board Denies Reports Of One Person Dying After Receiving Covid-19 Vaccine

Pharmacy and Poisons Board have come forward to clarify a report which indicated that one person died after receiving AstraZeneca Covid 19 Vaccine.

  1 year ago ago
Pharmacy And Poisons Board Denies Reports Of One Person Dying After Receiving Covid-19 Vaccine