MANAMA: Shipments of more than 430 types of medicines were unloaded at the Health Ministry’s main warehouse yesterday.
The minister, Faeqa Al Saleh, and senior officials supervised the process and reviewed arrangements to store the medicines and distribute them to Salmaniya Medical Complex and health centres.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has ordered the ministry to ensure adequate supplies after reviewing the situation during Sunday’s Cabinet session.
The Cabinet allocated BD15 million for the urgent purchase of life-saving medicines while experts work out a new plan to buy, store and distribute medicines.
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