Pakistan and severe medicine shortages

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The Covid-19 is now a major global health challenge and Pakistan has also seen recently a record spike in Covid-19 cases. Pakistan was lucky in terms of getting the pandemic late but have we learned any lessons from other countries who had it first? Are we ready to fight the emergency crises expected to hit the nation very soon? One of the biggest challenges that Pakistan may face is an extreme shortage of essential medicines.

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CoViD-19 and global medicines supply chain

Period20 May 2020

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  • TitlePakistan and severe medicine shortages
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Express Tribune
    Media typePrint
    CountryPakistan
    Date20/05/20
    DescriptionThe Covid-19 is now a major global health challenge and Pakistan has also seen recently a record spike in Covid-19 cases. Pakistan was lucky in terms of getting the pandemic late but have we learned any lessons from other countries who had it first? Are we ready to fight the emergency crises expected to hit the nation very soon? One of the biggest challenges that Pakistan may face is an extreme shortage of essential medicines.
    URLhttps://tribune.com.pk/story/2225051/6-pakistan-severe-medicine-shortages/
    PersonsHamid Merchant, Izhar Hussain