Haitian businessman Roudolph Boulos sentenced to 6 months in prison

Haitian businessman and former Senator Roudolph Boulos has just been sentenced to 6 months in prison in relation to an old case of kidney failure linked to contaminated medicine that had claimed many lives in Haiti.

PHOTO: Roudolph Boulos, Haitian Businessman and Former Senator
PHOTO: Roudolph Boulos, Haitian Businessman and Former Senator

Roudolph Boulos, the former senator, is also the CEO of PHARVAL laboratories, a company responsible for a sirup, Afbril and Valodon, intended for the treatment of the symptoms of flu and fever.

According to news reports, back in 1996, about a hundred children died because they consumed contaminated syrups Afbril and Valodon.

LoopHaiti has just reported Roudolph Boulos CEO of PHARVAL laboratories, will spend 6 months behind bars and will have to pay 3 millions gourdes to each victim.

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Rev Jean Gerard Rhau says...

It's unfortunate to hear that a medicine has caused kidney failures in some people.The Boulos are good people, giving jobs to many

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Haiti Nouvelles says...

L'homme d'affaires haitien et ancien sénateur Roudolph Boulos vient d'être condamné à 6 mois de prison pour un ancien cas d'insuffisance rénale liée à des médicaments contaminés ayant fait de nombreuses victimes en Haïti.

Roudolph Boulos, l'ancien sénateur, est également le PDG des laboratoires PHARVAL, une société responsable des sirops Afbril et Valodon destiné au traitement des symptômes de la grippe et de la fièvre.

Selon des informations, en 1996, une centaine d'enfants sont morts parce qu'ils consommaient des sirops contaminés Afbril et Valodon.

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