Novel mechanism to improve access to quality, affordable medicines for the Kenyan people

MedSource, a group purchasing organization dedicated to improving the availability and affordability of quality medicines and related supplies for the people of Kenya, launched today in Nairobi.

The first organization of its kind in Kenya, MedSource leverages the combined purchasing power of its members to negotiate favourable contract pricing from suppliers. It offers members access to a broad catalogue of quality products from prequalified distributors and manufacturers.

Please read more details in the attached Press Release. Also attached are photos with captions.

Chief Pharmacist and Registrar of Pharmacy and Poison’s Board (PPB), Dr. Fred Siyoi (centre), handing over a certificate to Mr. Cletus Otieno of Habemus Pharmacy for being MedSource Group Overall Champion. Looking on is Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Board Chair Mr. Lawrence Fish (second left), Chairman of MedSource Board and MSH Vice President of the Pharmaceuticals and Health Technologies Group of MSH, Dr. Doughlas Keene, (second right) and MedSource Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Peter Kamunyo (Right)

MedSource Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Peter Kamunyo (right), Kenya Association of Pharmaceutical Industry (KAPI) Chairperson, Dr. Anastacia Nyalita (second right) Director, Metropolitan Hospital, Dr. K Gakombe, (centre) and Secretary General Kenya Medical Association (KMA) Dr. Simon Kigondu during a panel discussion at the launch MedSource Group in Nairobi.

MedSource Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Peter Kamunyo (right), Kenya Association of Pharmaceutical Industry (KAPI) Chairperson, Dr. Anastacia Nyalita (centre) and Director, Metropolitan Hospital, Dr. K Gakombe (left) at the panel discussion during the launch of MedSource.