As the Ministry of Health struggles to combat various epidemics that are claiming millions of lives like HIV/Aids, TB and Malaria, unscrupulous people are also doing what it takes to make billions of shillings out of the misfortune.

Officials at the National Drug Authority, the body charged with ensuring that all drugs coming into the country are of good quality, have now admitted that individuals dealing in counterfeit drugs are maneuvering through the country's porous borders and selling fake drugs on the local market.

Jane Nafula
13 September 2008

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