G.N. Thoithi, J.M. Nguyo, K.O. Abuga, G. Mukindia, O. King'ondu,J.K Ngugi and I.O.Kibwage (2002) Drug Quality Control Work in Drug Analysis and Research Unit: Observation during 1996-2000

Citation:
"G.N. Thoithi, J.M. Nguyo, K.O. Abuga, G. Mukindia, O. King'ondu,J.K Ngugi and I.O.Kibwage (2002) Drug Quality Control Work in Drug Analysis and Research Unit: Observation during 1996-2000.". 2002;5:28-32.

Abstract:

The Drug Analysis and Research Unit received and analyzed 26] drug samples over
a five-year period, 1996 to 2000, Samples were received from regulatory authol'ities,
local industry, non-governmental organizations, hospitals and private practitioners.
The samples analyzed constituted 59,8 (X> locally manufactured and 40,2 %
imported products. The overall rate of failure to comply with quality specifications
set out ill the respective monographs was 21.1 %, This represents 24.6 'x, and
16.2 'Yo of the 10C~11ly manufactured and imported drugs, respectively.

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