Substandard malaria drugs flood Kenya

01/6/2009 | Daily Nation (Kenya)

Kenya's Ministry of Health has expressed concern about the proliferation of low-quality and nonrecommended malaria drugs in the country as it faces a possible shortage of first-line treatments for the disease. Nearly 50% of malaria products on the market are not registered with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board, and most of these unregistered medicines are from Kenya and India, according to a recent unpublished report.

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