5 pharmacists attached to the Maharagama Cancer Hospital interdicted.

Thursday, 24 October 2013 - 13:31

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5 pharmacists attached to the Maharagama Cancer Hospital have been interdicted in connection with their allegedly involvement in swindling a stock of expensive drugs.

 

The Health Ministry stated that it has delisted the company which supplied this drug Oncaspar to Maharagama Cancer hospital.

 

Oncaspar is purchased under a special procurement schedule; and the drug is given only to certain patients named by doctors. One jab of Oncaspar costs the Ministry about 237 thousand rupees.