10 New Entry Points For Imported Medical Products

10 New Entry Points For Imported Medical Products

The government is introducing 10 more entry ports through which medicine and other medical products can be imported.

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board has said they include Moyale, Kisumu International Airport, and Mandera.

The other new points of entry are Taveta, Nadapal, Lokichogio, Liboi, Wilson Airport, the Moi International Airport, Mombasa, and the General Post Office, Mombasa.

Only through the designated points of entry that the medical products imported can enter the country, where PPB officers and other border control agencies, are deployed to inspect and authorise imports and exports, PPD Director of Inspection, enforcement and surveillance, Dr Jacinta Wasike, said.

They are the Kilindini Port, Lunga Lunga, Namanga, the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, ICD Embakasi, ICD Pepe Athi River, EMS City Square, Isebania, Busia, Malaba and the Eldoret International Airport.

Wasike said PPB is training more officers on emerging trends in pharmaceutical crime and how to enforce the Pharmacy and Poisons Act.

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