Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Over 1.5 tonnes of drugs confiscated

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Frederick Katulanda

The Pharmacy Council of Tanzania has closed down 120 pharmacies in the Lake Zone for illegally selling drugs from government hospitals, operating without licences and in violation of regulations.

The crackdown, which started on September 16 through 27 in Mwanza, Geita and Shinyanga regions found that some 52 pharmacies belonged to government officials working in public hospitals and health departments, according to the deputy registrar of PCT, Ms Leah Chenya.

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