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Kenya at risk from unregulated drugs

Kenya at risk from unregulated drugs

Source: The Standard By Frankline Sunday Fri, July 7th 2017 Kenyans could be taking stale or counterfeit medicines, a study has revealed. The research that the Kenya Association of Pharmaceutical… Read more »

How Kenyan drug firms are left out of lucrative deals

How Kenyan drug firms are left out of lucrative deals

Source: The Standard By Gatonye Gathura Sun, July 2nd 2017 Kenya is exporting thousands of high quality pharmaceutical jobs to India and China despite existing local production capacity. For example,… Read more »

MyDawa.com raises $5 million to bring prescription drugs online in Kenya

MyDawa.com raises $5 million to bring prescription drugs online in Kenya

Source: TechMoran Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 After fulfilling regulatory requirements, Kenya’s MyDawa, an online drug store has raised $5m from Ion, an Irish private equity to make it possible for… Read more »

Free drugs for cancer patients at Kenyatta National Hospital

Free drugs for cancer patients at Kenyatta National Hospital

Source: The Daily Nation By EUNICE KILONZO Wednesday March 29 2017 The first batch of patients in a public hospital to be treated with a breast cancer drug that can… Read more »

Nyeri alarmed as drugs run out in hospitals

Nyeri alarmed as drugs run out in hospitals

Source: Standard Digital News By Lydiah Nyawira Wednesday, April 6th 2016 Hardest hit by the shortage of drugs is the Nyeri Level Five Hospital (formerly Provincial General Hospital), a referral… Read more »

No drugs for Mwea’s elderly

No drugs for Mwea’s elderly

Source: The Star By JANE MUGAMBI Mar. 14, 2016 pensioners and ageing farmers in Kirinyaga could be risking their lives in the villages. In Mwea East, many villagers complain they… Read more »

Rutto blames Kemsa for drug shortage

Rutto blames Kemsa for drug shortage

Source: The star By FELIX KIPKEMOI Mar. 14, 2016, HOSPITALS in Bomet county are facing an acute shortage of medicine due to delayed supplies, Governor Isaac Rutto has said. Speaking… Read more »

      Source: Daily Nation By BERNICE APONDI Thursday, February 11, 2016 The government has in recent years increasingly embraced various public health interventions for reducing exposure to harm by… Read more »

Cartels blamed for high drug prices

Cartels blamed for high drug prices

Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) chairman Paul Mwaniki. He has said: “We are not opposed to parallel importation. We are opposed to illegal importation. The people who are saying they… Read more »

Kenya Raids Suspected Drug Ship

Kenya Raids Suspected Drug Ship

Source: Marinelink.com Posted by Joseph Keefe Friday, September 18, 2015   Kenyan police raided a ship docked in the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa on Friday, on suspicion that it… Read more »

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