NDA: “At least 30% of drugs are stolen from government hospitals


The chairman of the National Drug Authority (NDA) Dr Medard Bitekyerezo  said about 30 per cent of government drugs are stolen from Government Hospitals and Health Centres, across the country. Bitekyerezo made the remarks during the press conference on Thursday, during the marking of 25 years of NDA existence, at Kampala Hotel Africana. He said Malaria and HIV drugs are the most targeted by drug thieves, who then smuggle the medicine to neighboring countries or sell to private clinics and drug shops in the country. “I have advised those medical…

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