Codeine is an opiod drug used for the management of mild to moderate pain. At the start of this year ,the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board has banned the sale of all medicines containing codeine without a valid prescription. Dr FM Siyoi, registrar of the board, said the drugs will no longer be sold in
HIV / AIDS still presents a challenge that is not novel to Kenya, Africa and the world at a whole. Pre-exposure prophylaxis has been used widely in the last few years and advanced pharma technology is still keen in eradicating the disease and or minimising its effects.
The annual PSK (Pharmaceutical society of Kenya) scientific conference was this year yet again a convene of intellectuals pharmacists from all over Kenya whose main aim was the theme ; ‘’How Pharmacists Collectively make a difference.’’ The conference held at Travellers Hotel and Beach in the Coastal town of Mombasa commenced on 1st May to
Over the past 40 years, information technology has had a major impact on the working lives of millions of people. Many industries have embraced computer technology because of the benefits of automated information processing. These include enabling routine, repetitive and monotonous tasks to be conducted with consistent accuracy; standardisation and consistent use of terminology and
1) Empowered Patients Empowered patients who become equal partners with their caregivers have to potential to hack the whole healthcare system. They do research, they gather information and they keep informed. While this can be beneficial in many ways, medicine is not something laymen can easily understand. Medical professionals of every field have to get
If you know what a blowfish is, you would be forced to think that these tablets have an element of the blowfish. The poisonous blowfish in the Sea of Japan. It has been well identified that a human being requires 2-3 mg of tetrodoxin (from Ishikawa’s traditions), the lethal compound in blowfish. This toxin is