A Drug Banned By World Health Organization Issued To The Government Hospitals?
Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena has said today that a Certain Drug banned by the World Health Organization(WHO) and refused to accept by the Health Ministry Technical Evaluation Committee has been issued to the Hospitals last week despite the ban by Some of the Ministry Officials.An action will be taken against these errant Health Ministry Officials who are violated the Tender Procedure by issuing a Banned Drug for the use of Patients the Minister has stressed.
Addressing a Media Seminar held today at The Medical Research Institute (MRI) Auditorium in Colombo ,the minister has said that when there's a shortage of Drugs or a low quality drug available in government hospitals everyone blames him and stressed that he's not an expert on Drugs ."The Experts who are sitting for the Drug Tender Board Meeting are responsible for this situation " the Minister has said.
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