Pharmaceutical Tenders Board

Kase says Govt to buy medicine to distribute in PNG

This procurement process is seeing the availability of medicines in rural facilities nationwide.

Secretary for Health Pascoe Kase says the Government in supporting the health sector in strengthening the responsiveness and accountability of the medical supply system has re-established the Pharmaceutical Tenders Board and it is functions.

He says in addition to that, funding for medical supplies has steadily increased during the last three years and our challenge is to manage procurement and distribution effectively to avoid shortages.