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Health Department Puts Measures In Place To Address Shortage Of Medication

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The Health Department said that it had taken measures to address a shortage of certain medication issued at state facilities.

Among the drugs which were running low were oral contraceptives, pain medication and chronic medicines to help treat psychiatric conditions.

The Health Department’s Khadija Jamaloodien explained: “With Tramadol, the first reason was that contracts were not awarded in time for our contract service provider. Those contracts were awarded by national Treasury.”

EWN

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