allAfrica.com: Uganda: Hundreds Die of Malaria As Drugs Lie Idle At NMS

Unlike in the past where health units would be given about 70% to 100% of the funds to directly procure drugs from NMS and other drug manufacturing companies, the Government in the 2009/2010 financial year revised the policy.The NMS since 2010 has been getting 100% of the entire drugs budget of about sh200b to procure drugs for the entire nation on behalf of the health units. This was done to reduce wastage.However, a number of regional referral hospital directors said NMS is not telling the truth and is just shifting blame.

via allAfrica.com: Uganda: Hundreds Die of Malaria As Drugs Lie Idle At NMS.

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