Hospitals in twin cities provide expired medicines to patients: Sources.
Islamabad -- The hospitals of twin cities are providing expired medicines to patients, it was revealed.
As per details, it is fear to expire the medicines worth millions of rupees in government hospitals of twin cities including Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Poly Clinic, Holy Family Hospital, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, Railway Hospital and District Headquarter Hospital.
The medicines in the medical stores of Poly Clinic, PIMS, Children Hospital, MCH and Burn Center are not available at the temperature of 30 centigrade due to which most of the medicines have lost its effects and the expired medicines are not beneficial for patients.
The same situation prevails in all the hospitals of Rawalpindi where medicines, worth millions of rupees is fear to be expired while drug inspectors have kept silence in this regard.
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|Publication:||The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)|
|Date:||May 30, 2016|
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