Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Health Minister Instructed Officials To Local Purchase Expensive Cancer Drugs Due To The Supply Delay
According to the Health Ministry Sources the Ministry has to spend Rs.35 billion if they are to local purchase out of stock cancer drugs from the Private sector.
The Foreign Supplier of these Cancer Drugs is an Indian Drug Company and they delaying the supplying of these drugs since March,2010 according to the sources.As a result there is a shortage of around 25 Cancer Drugs at the Maharagama Cancer Hospital which the majority are to be supplied by the above supplier.
Aa heavy traffic had prevailed in at Ward Place ,Borella and Town Hall areas this s evening (17) due to a protest march organized by I...