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Health Ministry confirms suspension of Indian medicine shipment for leishmaniasis treatment
January 14, 2019 - 10:46
Written by: SafaAlharathy
Health Minister Ehmid Bin Omar announced the suspension of the medicine shipment imported recently from India to treat leishmaniasis, adding that the shipment was halted by the Food and Drug Control Centre.
The Food and Drug Control Centre has confirmed yesterday the rejection of the shipment of medicine for the treatment of Leishmania, which was imported in cooperation with the ministries of health and foreign affairs, explaining that the medicine is unfit for human consumption for lack of conformity with the standard specifications.