Opposition lambastes selection of NGPC for drug supply

The opposition on Thursday decried the selection of New GPC as the only pre-qualified agency to supply drugs to the health sector and renewed their call for the urgent establishment of a Public Procurement Commission (PPC).

“All of this points to (the need to) have the Public Procurement Commission in place because all of these awards are still sending a mixed message… it called into question the performance criteria used and how that was formulated to give one company an advantage,” Opposition Leader David Granger told Stabroek News on Thursday.

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