SHN has 38 pharmacies housed inside the Advanced Clinics that originally meant to sell to the general public in addition to visiting clients and admitted patients. In-house positioning, however, blocked the visibility of the pharmacies from the public historically. The rest 96 clinics have dispensaries to sell only to visiting clients and admitted patients.
Pharmaceutical drug adulteration is spreading in Bangladesh. An estimate published in a local reputed daily in 27 February 2022 suggested that the flow of fake medicines in the open market at any time could be around 2,500 crore taka. The consequential effect of that on human lives and suffering would be beyond any sum of money.