The Director Products safety Hellen Ndabishe says they have impounded hepatitis B vaccines from Eight private clinic(hospitals and clinic) in Mbarara community hospital, Devine mercy, Mayanja memorial, family doctors Ntungamu,Mbarara city clinic,UMC hospital Bukoto ,Malcom health center Kisaasi and Kampala medical chambers Buganda road. ,Mbale, Kampala and Entebbe.
She reveals that they impounded more counterfeit hepatitis B vaccine from immunization camps at Mbale central market managed by unscrupulous personnel and others at Mbarara university camp by Sanyu medical center ,Katabi Entebbe.
The suspects were all arrested and still in hands of police as more investigations are on.
Hellen appeals all private clinics to halt act of getting fake drugs and advised them to get qualified pharmacists and always pharmacies at their facilities to handle the procurement process.
Amos Natumanya.Head of operations National Drug Authority ,told journalists that they have taken three weeks moving in hospitals making research and investigations are still on going
The national drug authority urges people to stop going to these clinics since they give fake drugs that may injure lives in which the offended claim to be buying the medicine from serum institute of India which is not true due to the difference in the labels.