Health ministry tackles delivery amid drug shortages


To address shortage of medicines in the country, Minister of Health, Edwin Dikoloti informed Parliament on Friday that they have been able to procure readily available stocks that are still arriving. Currently, a serious shortage of medicines has hit the country.

To correct the drug deficit as Bobonong MP Taolo Lucas had asked during a parliamentary session on how the shortage of medicines in the country would be addressed, Dikoloti in his response mentioned at least six critical medicines that are seriously in short supply and also stated when the shortage is likely to ease.

Lucas also wanted to know whether there are any lessons learnt from the current shortages for the procurement of medicines in the future.

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