Tag: Pharmaceutical

Subscription Service That Shields Kenyan Pharmacies From Risks, Losses

The Kenyan economy has been plummeting in the recent past and businesses have been struggling to make profits in various sectors. However, the pharmaceutical industry has a chance to go around the hard economic past thanks to the entry of Shelf Life. The company,...

Pharmacists raise alarm over prevalence of grey medicines

Unregulated or gray medicines are those that have entered the market through irregular channels and have not undergone the necessary regulatory scrutiny and market conformity by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board

Study to expose unregulated drugs in the market

The Kenya Association of Pharmaceutical Industry (KAPI) in collaboration with the University of Nairobi is set to commission a nationwide study to establish the prevalence of unregulated medicines in Kenya. KAPI Chairperson Dr Anastasia Nyalita says unregulated pharmaceutical products include illicit and counterfeit products,which are...

Tough new rules shorten the leash for pharmaceutical players

The Kenya Association of Pharmaceutical Industry (KAPI) is rolling out of a stringent code of practice to foster ethical interactions between the local pharmaceutical companies and healthcare professionals. The KAPI code of practice, which is a self-regulation tool for the association members, seeks to curb...