Tuesday, June 7, 2011

A Large Stock Of Out Dated Pethidine Injection Vials Stored In Medical Supplies Division Since Two Years

A stock of more then 100,000 Vials of Pain Killer Injection "Pethidine" which removed from Government Hospitals in  2009 after it got expired  is still stored in Medical Supplies Division(MSD) Stores without destroying the stock according to the Health Sources.This Stock is worth around Rs.1 Million the sources added.

This stock of Pethidine Injection Vials was removed from Government Hospitals on February 2009 after it got expired on 31st of January 2009.After removal of the stock an official inquiry has been conducted along with a inquiry of Auditors General.The Auditors General has concluded his Inquiry in few months back according to the Medical Supplies Division Sources.

Meanwhile a higher official of the Ministry Of Health has said that the out of date stock of Pethidine Injections will destroy after receiving the inquiry report and action will be  taken  against the responsible officers who were involved in importing large quantity of Pethidine Injections more than the required quantity .

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