Country-wide procurement of medicine, medical equipment reviewed

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Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe delivers the speech at coordination meeting for reviewing country-wide procurement of medicine and medical equipments. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe attended the coordination meeting to review a country-wide procurement plan of medicines and medical equipments held yesterday morning in the meeting hall of the ministry.
The Union Minister said the coordination meeting was held urgently to review the procurement plan and indent system to procure medicines and medical equipment that is now in use to ensure it is in line with the current needs and to reduce wastage.
There is wastage or loss in the distribution of main medicines and medical equipment, the effective health care provided and benefits both the personnel of Ministry of Health and Sports and the people.
The medical stores in hospitals throughout the country are starting to use computers to have a systematic record system and it is more effective than in the past”, the Union Minister said.
The coordination meeting held with officials from Ministry of Health and Sports explaining the procurement and indent systems of medicines and medical equipment.

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