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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 15:00

Ministry Of Health Advising There’s No Shortage Of Insulin Drugs In T&T

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The Ministry of Health is advising that there are no shortages of insulin drugs in this country but rather different insulin drugs have been purchased. 

In a media release The Health Ministry responded to claims of insulin shortages in Trinidad and Tobago made by President of the Diabetes Association of Trinidad and Tobago.

The ministry said at the 2015/2016 Pharmaceutical Tender Evaluations the medications available on the National Formulary were reviewed, selected and based on the recommendations of practitioners .

They said some of the changes include the Novo Brand Insulin which was replaced by the brand of regular insulin Humulin R and Gilbenclamide 5mg tablets was replaced by Gliclazide.

The Ministry of Health wishes to assure the public that all decisions and changes to the National Formulary were based on meticulous research and consideration.

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