Ramotar blasts health sector heads over drug wastage, maternal mortality

President Donald Ramotar yesterday said that it is unacceptable that there is shortage of medication in the health sector, while from time to time large amount of drugs have to be destroyed and he challenged the powers that be in the sector to hire the right people for the job.

The President, who was speaking at the Ministry of Health’s launching of its ‘Health Vision 2020’ strategic plan for 2014-2020, also said it is unacceptable that mothers are still dying during childbirth.

“We spend billions of dollars to buy drugs to ensure that our people have access to resources yet many times …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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