Govt to procure 3 types of Anti-TB drugs...

Govt to procure 3 types of Anti-TB drugs

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:57 PM, 22 June 2022  

Govt to procure 3 types of Anti-TB drugs

Govt to procure 3 types of Anti-TB drugs

The government will procure three types of Firstline Anti-TB Drugs (FLDs) from local manufacturer ACI HealthCare Limited for treating the patients of Tuberculosis (TB).

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in its 15th meeting in this year approved a proposal in principle in this regard. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presided over the meeting virtually.

Briefing reporters after the meeting virtually, Cabinet Division Additional Secretary Md Zillur Rahman Chowdhury said the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under the Health Services Division would procure these three types of FLDs from the local manufacturer under the "TBL and ASP" operational plan to ensure uninterrupted treatment of TB free of cost all over the country except in Cox's Bazar.

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