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Concerns raised on two types of medications that are on the Free Medication Scheme being out of stock

Concerns raised on two types of medications that are on the Free Medication Scheme being out of stock

By Pratika Mala
Tuesday 14/01/2020
Concerns are being raised about the 2 types of medication shown above being out of stock at various health centres

Concerns are being raised about two types of medications, Metformin and Enalapril, being out of stock at various health centres in Fiji.

Both medications are on the Free Medicine Scheme.

Metformin is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes while Enalapril is used to treat high blood pressure, diabetic kidney disease and heart failure.

We have sent questions to the Minister for Health Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete. He is expected to respond soon.

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