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Shortage of many drugs eliminated

Jun 13, 2010 5:22:36 AM - itnnews.lk

Minister Matithripala Sirisena has emphasized that the shortage of a number of medicinal drugs has been eliminated.

About 90 percent of the drugs which were in shortage has already been imported. The balance is due within the coming week. Thereafter, the Minister said that the issue will be completely sorted out. The Government will be spending 66 billion rupees on the free health service. No one can be permitted to swindle this amount. He noted that stern action will be taken against those involved in financial frauds. They will be peanalised.