In Kenya, affordable inventory system helps chemists weed out fake drugs
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In East Africa, up to 40 percent of medicinal drugs are either counterfeit, expired or below standard. This can lead to inadequate treatment and drug resistance, as well as a lack of faith in medicine and healthcare providers. Based in Kenya, Miti Health is a non-profit that aims to change this through a verification lab and an affordable inventory system, which will help spot fake or weak drugs. To begin, chemists subscribe to the Miti Health android app. The system, which works even in areas with poor or irregular internet coverage, enables them to record sales, manage inventory, generate reports…
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