Meds theft bat­tle call

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - NEWS -

THE GLOBAL Fund to Fight Aids will be invit­ing other in­ter­na­tional fun­ders to in­ten­sify ef­forts to fight medicine theft, the or­gan­i­sa­tion said yes­ter­day.

“We will in­vite the agen­cies to take con­certed ac­tion to stem drug thefts, rang­ing from in­for­ma­tion-shar­ing and joint strength­en­ing of pro­cure­ment and dis­tri­bu­tion ca­pac­ity in de­vel­op­ing coun­tries to ap­ply­ing strin­gent se­cu­rity mea­sures around drug stor­age and trans­port,” said spokesman An­drew Hurst. – Sapa

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