Stealing from the Sick


Village Elder

Stealing from the Sick - Full documentary
- BBC Africa Eye

Everyone in Uganda is entitled to free medicine to combat killer diseases like malaria. Despite Government efforts to improve access to essential medicines, a significant number of people have to use private facilities because of frequent stockouts. BBC Africa Eye headed undercover to expose one of the reasons why there is shortage of life saving drugs – medicine theft by medical professionals. Africa Eye worked together with the Ugandan investigative journalist, Solomon Serwanjja.