Essential medicines and health products

Experience with supporting pharmaceutical policies and systems in Kenya

Progress, lessons and the role of WHO

Dr Regina Mbindyo, Dr David Okello and Dr Francis Kimani

Publication details

Number of pages: 57
Publication date: November 2010
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/EMP/MPC/2010.2


The document highlights the role of WHO in supporting the Government of Kenya to strengthen pharmaceutical systems over the past five years, to share lessons learnt and identify best practices. It also provides a critical analysis and WHO policy perspectives on Kenya's pharmaceutical sector.