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Enough stock of medicines for three months: Pharmaceuticals

- RSS, Kathmandu

Oct 9, 2015-

The Association of Pharmaceutical Producers' of Nepal, an umbrella organisation of drug manufacturers, has clarified that they have a stock of medicines enough for three months.

Issuing a press release on Friday, the Association said that out of the list of required medicine published by the Department of Drug Administration, 80 per cent of the medicines is produced within the country.

Saying that its attention was drawn towards the news on the acute shortage of medicine published and broadcast by different media, the Association stated that smooth supply of medicines can be ensured even after three months by transporting raw materials through alternative means.

The Association also urged the government to make the supply of petroleum products smooth.

Published: 09-10-2015 16:23

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