According to Polai (Tz) co ltd the company involved, urine from pregnant women can be used to treat certain human ailments.
The company was registered in Tanzania 2020 as a branch of Taiwan Polilai Co., Ltd. Taiwan Polilai Co., Ltd. specializes in research and manufacture of pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical raw materials including Urokinase, HMG, HCG etc.
The urine is collected and stored in small cans and then taken to a house in Manzese, before being sent to the company.
They now have two collection centres in Manzese and Yombo.
The company gives pregnant women little plastic cans where they store the urine.
The urine should not stay 24 hours without being sent to the relevant area- the official said
The official told the Citizen newspaper that that the hormones found in the urine are Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG), Human Menopausal Gonadotrophins (HMG) and Urokinase.
The HCG collected is used in the production of drugs that treat all the problems associated with infertility.
Also, she said the hormone HMG produces therapeutic drugs for women with hormonal imbalance problems, thus leading to irregular menstruation or recurrent menstruation
The company says it targets pregnant women especially those from two months.
The co-ordinator of the urine collection in the Manzese Mferejini area, Amri Kizyala said they started the work this year and in a day collect two to three barrels of 20 liters each of urine from pregnant women.
In return for their valuable product, the women who donate their urine are given clothes, sugar, rice and sometimes money.
The company has more than 40 years of production and processing experience in mainland China and Taiwan, Polaroid Company strictly requires itself, strives for excellence, and pursues the production of qualified pharmaceutical products. It always controls the quality control, and has been recognized by many pharmaceutical companies from different countries such as the United States, Japan, and Singapore, and has built a close cooperative relationship.
At present, the drugs produced by Taiwan Polilai Co., Ltd have saved more than 500,000 cerebral thrombosis and the lives of patients with hypertension, solved the infertility problem for more than 1 million families.
Taiwan Polilai Co., Ltd is a company with a sense of social responsibility, it has provided a big number of jobs in many countries, improved the basic lives of more than 11,000,000 pregnant women and more than 20,000,000 elderly women, established more than 3,000 public toilets for more than 56 cities, Helped the local area greatly improve the health situation and effectively reduce the potential health risks.
At present, the company aims at the global market and starts to operate in India, Bangladesh, Brazil and African countries. The company looks forward to cooperating with more countries to provide cheaper and more assured medical products for more patients and improve various countries and regions, improving living conditions and urban hygiene of citizens.