PPB Online Portal – Login & Use Pharmacy Board Kenya Services

The PPB (Pharmacy and Poisons Board) online portal offers a wide variety of services. PPB is a drug regulatory agency that was established under chapter 244 of the Kenya laws and pharmacy and poison Act.

The body regulates the manufacture, practice, and distribution of drugs and poisons. The regulatory measures are put in place to ensure high standards in efficacy, safety, and quality of chemical substances, drugs, and medical devices. All this is done to protect the consumer, as laid out by Kenyan laws.

This article will dive into the pharmacy and poisons board and explain everything that entails authority. Let’s get started.

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PPB Kenya

The pharmacy and poisons board is divided into four directorates. They include

Health technologies and medical products

This Directorate deals with:

  • Registration of health technologies and medical products
  • Inspections
  • Enforcement of good manufacturing practices
  • Post-market surveillance
  • Clinical trials
  • Vigilance
  • Appropriate use of medical products

Pharmacy Practice

The Directorate ensures the pharmacy practice available meets the quality standards of the healthcare system. This is done through:

  • Regulation of pharmaceutical training and practice
  • Continuing professional development

Laboratory services

This directory deals with:

  • Compliance testing of medical technologies and products
  • Devising authorized methods to test substandard, illegal, suspicious, falsified, and counterfeit products and substances, which are usually submitted to medical inspectors, police, or customs for examination.

Corporate services

The Directorate is concerned with;

  • Financial management
  • Human resource management
  • Administrative management of the board
  • Consolidating support services for the organization work, which in turn increases the ability of departments to function well with well-equipped staff.

The board has a mission to promote and protect the general health of the citizens by regulating the pharmacy profession. This is done by ensuring the public access to safe, productive, quality, and affordable health technologies and medical products.

On the other hand, the authority has a vision of being the global leader in protecting and promoting public health. Additionally, the board, under core values, is committed to:

  • Professionalism
  • Public health
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Quality
  • Integrity and respect

Pharmacy and Poisons Board Portal Login

The PPB log-in portal can only be accessed if you’re registered with the board. Ensure you have the following

  • Stable internet
  • A computer
  • Your registration number or username
  • A smartphone

Note : If you are not registered yet, Follow these Steps

When you’re ready, follow the procedure below

https://web.pharmacyboardkenya.org/ login
  • Launch your browser
  • Proceed to the PPB log-in portal
  • Enter your registration/enrollment or username
  • Enter your password
  • Click on “Sign in”
  • Your portal will open
  • You can apply for licensing or exams

If you would like to enroll at PPB, you should have the following

  1. Basic O-level education with a minimum grade of C+ under the 8-4-4 system
  2. You must be a graduate from a university that offers a pharmacy degree (four years) and is recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
  3. You should be in possession of a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy training (Pharm). Furthermore, the curriculum must be accepted by PPB.
  4. You should be registered with the Pharmacy Regulatory Authority within the country you undertake your degree course.
  5. You must have a good command of the English and Kiswahili languages.

Pharmacy Board Kenya User Registration – Sign up Process

If you have the necessary documents required, it’s time to create an account. Let’s dive in.

  • Launch your browser
  • Open the PPB portal
  • Open the online services tab
  • You will be redirected to the PPBs online services portal
  • Don’t log in
  • Click on “Sign up”
  • Select your cadre (student, practitioner, or others)
  • Enter your registration or index number
  • Enter your ID number
  • Enter your email
  • Click on “Register for Online Services”
  • You will receive an email and SMS to set up your profile
  • Follow the procedure and complete the sign-up process
  • From there, you’re good to go; you can apply for various services listed on the portal

PPB Kenya Online Services

ppb kenya online systems

The PPB Online services portal has the following links to various services and portals.

  1. PPBs terms and conditions for using the online services
  2. PRIMS (PPB Regulatory Information Management System)
  3. Visitor’s management system (it’s used to book appointments)
  4. Registration of premises, practice, and manufacturing licenses
  5. Pharmacovigilance
  6. EAC (East Africa Community) portal
  7. The old portal
  8. Institutions and students
  9. Clinical trials
  10. CPD events
  11. IGAD (intergovernmental authority on development) portal

PPB Kenya CPD Points

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points are earned from learning activities undertaken by a practitioner. The CPD points are allotted to ensure that pharmacists acquire knowledge that is relevant to their profession.

Advantages of CPD points

  1. It helps you acquire practical skills.
  2. It boosts credibility and confidence in the workplace
  3. It fills the knowledge and skills gap in the pharmaceutical industry
  4. It aids in acquiring new knowledge and skills, which in turn advance your career

How to apply as a CPD provider

As a CPD provider, you will offer professional training to pharmacists. Here is how you can apply

  • Launch your browser
  • Proceed to the PPB CPD portal
  • Provide your details in the three sections

Section 1: Provider Details

  • Enter the provider name
  • Select provider type (individual or an organization)
  • Select your county
  • Enter your postal address
  • Enter your email address and phone number
  • Enter the nearest road and LR number
  • Enter the building name, floor, and room number
  • Declare the terms and conditions
  • Upload a certificate of incorporation and your scanned ID
  • Click “Save and continue.”

Section 2: CPD Administrator

  • Complete the administrator details
  • Enter the designation
  • Enter the full name
  • Enter the ID number
  • Enter a phone number and email
  • Enter postal address and town
  • Click “Save and continue.”

Section 3: Invoice

  • Make payments as detailed in your invoice
  • Pay through M-Pesa pay bill number: 826826
  • The account number will be provided in the invoice
  • The amount is Ksh 2,000


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PPB Contacts

Feel free to drop at the offices, write an email or make a call through the following contacts

Physical location

Lenana road, opposite the Department of Defense (DOD)

Phone number

+254 709 770 100


enquiries@pharmacyboardkenya.org info@pharmacyboardkenya.org pv@pharmacyboardkenya.org webmaster@pharmacyboardkenya.org

Postal address

PO Box 27663 – 00506, Nairobi


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Last Updated on August 3, 2022 by Chido Kache


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