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10 tonnes of expired drugs, food set alight

10 tonnes of expired drugs, food set alight

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Feb 12, 2016 - 14:45

QALAT (Pajhwok): Healthinfo-icon officials in southern Zabul province torched 10 tonnes of expired food items and medicines after they were collected from stores, an official said on Friday.

Public Health Department Director Dr. Lal Mohammad told Pajhwok Afghan News among the expired materials were eight tones food items and two tones of medicines.

He said the expired materials were collected from stores in three days campaign that aimed at removing expired medicines and food items from stores so that the health of the people could not be harmed.

He said such campaigns would continue in parts of Qalat, the provincial capital in coming days.

Dur Mohammad Qyam, the provincial council member, said the intake of expired medicines was harmful for human body and the government should prevent the sale of unhealthy items in the markets.

He said people should also help the government in the collection expired drugs and should thank the health department for their actions.

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