Aids drug shortage ‘no crisis’‚ but department needs to tighten up orders: DA

08 January 2016 - 14:47
By TMG Digital

The Democratic Alliance’s health spokesperson in Gauteng‚ Jack Bloom‚ noted his concerned about a “reported shortage of the Lamivudine HIV/Aids treatment drug” in the province. The health department confirmed the shortage - after the Treatment Action Campaign raised the issue – saying it was “a matter of low supply” and the drug is only available in a 150g dosage‚ instead of the usual 300g.

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