Shortage of 80 medicinal drugs at the Ministry

Shortage of 80 medicinal drugs at the Ministry

Written by Staff Writer

31 Dec, 2018 | 2:52 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Speaking to News 1st a senior official at the Health Ministry confirmed that there is a shortage of about 80 medicinal drugs at present. He noted that a special team has been assigned to look into the matter.

The official further noted that all sectors have been instructed to immediately import the required medication into the country.

He added that the procurement process of these medical drugs was stopped short due to the recent political impasse in the country.

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