Kenya loses 10 billion shillings annually because of counterfeit pharmaceutical products. Kenyatta Hospital CEO Richard Lesiyampe says some patients don't seem to get better because they are using fake drugs. Lesiyampe says consumers end up using drugs which contain poisonous ingredients.
The Star (Nairobi)
Kenya: Ten Billion Shillings Lost Annually Due to Fake DrugsBy Cynthia Kimola, 4 December 2012
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