The Pharmacy Board in the Eastern Regional headquarter town of Kenema has on Monday 1st September 2008 destroyed fake, substandard, counterfeit and expired drugs by burning it at the government hospital compound along Combema road in Kenema city.
Addressing the press at the burning site the Secretary attached to the Ad-hoc task force on drugs in Kenema and Kailahun districts in the Eastern Region Mr. Alieu Katta disclosed to the press that the drugs destroyed worth over twenty million leones and some of them were collected by him from pharmacy outlets in Buedu, Koidu town on the border with Guinea and Liberia, Kailahun, Daru, Segbwema, Tongo field, Panguma, Dodo, Boajibu among others in the Kailahun and Kenema districts.

3 September 2008

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