Secretary for the Department of Health

Kase on drug shortage issue

Secretary Kase said the 2 psychiatry medicines that were short in supplies have been sorted with more to be delivered tomorrow.

Kase also said the department of health has also issued Purchase Orders to suppliers who are now delivering drugs to Area Medical Stores and hospitals.

Hospitals have been advised to place their orders with their respective regional Area Medical Stores.


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Gerehu General Hospital launched with new board

Present to officiate the launching and swearing of the board was Secretary for the Department of Health, Pascoe Kase and Minister for Health, Michael Malabag.

The hospital has been without a board for a while and after today’s declaration, the hospital is now a stand-alone institution.

The hospital will stand away from NCD Health Services meaning that it will have a board of governors, a management team under the CEO.

Kase says NCD Health Services will be a different entity.