Apart from counterfeiting, theft of government of Uganda drugs and health supplies poses a growing problem to the health care system and is not just an emerging but a full blown vice. Uganda is in no isolation with other countries in regard to theft of medication and health supplies. Malawi, Italy and DRC canâ€™t go without mention.
Increasing flows of this threatens health service delivery and therefore, deserves address. A report from the United States Presidentâ€™s...
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The pharmaceutical society of Uganda together with the sickle cell association of Uganda organized a run to raise funds for the construction of a sickle hospital in Namere Kawamda, in Wakiso district. The run was targeting to collect two billion shillings to put up the facility that will help to reduce the cost of treatment of sickle cell patients.
The centre will also provide born marrow transplant which is currently done at the cost of between 100 -300 million shillings,...