Why Pakistan cannot produce essential medicines?

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COVID-19 is now a major global health challenge. Are we ready to fight a medical emergency of the magnitude seen in Europe and USA? One of the biggest challenges that Pakistan may face is an extreme shortage of essential medicines.

Subject

CoViD-19 and global supply of essential medicines.

Period30 May 2020

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Media contributions

  • TitleWhy Pakistan cannot produce essential medicines?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletDawn
    Media typePrint
    CountryPakistan
    Date30/05/20
    DescriptionCOVID-19 is now a major global health challenge. Are we ready to fight a medical emergency of the magnitude seen in Europe and USA? One of the biggest challenges that Pakistan may face is an extreme shortage of essential medicines.
    URLhttps://www.dawn.com/news/1560343/why-pakistan-cannot-produce-essential-medicines
    PersonsHamid Merchant, Izhar Hussain