Government To Give Out Free Hepatitis B Vaccine. National Medical Stores Confirms.
The information we have received is that the government of Uganda is set to carry out free immunization on hepatitis B .
According to Dr Charles Olwalo who heads the medicine department from National Medical Stores , ”
“we are gathering drugs from different districts to immunize people” He said
He further adds that they are collecting drugs that are remaining with 6 months before there expiration so that they can save it from being destroyed with lots of people in need of it.
Findings from a special probe instituted to verify whether private health facilities had subjected Ugandans to fake vaccines show that both original and fake Hepatitis B vaccines on the market were manufactured by the same company based in India