4 December 2012

Kenya: Ten Billion Shillings Lost Annually Due to Fake Drugs

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.

Copyright © 2012 The Star. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.