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