Fake and Expired pharmaceuticals being imported from
Taknef, December 1:
Through the long border between
Public healthcare is not available for the Burmese people
who live in adjacent areas to
A local newspaper reporter, Mr Abdula Teepatuu from Taknef said that Taknef, Nila, Okira, Muresa are the centres of the drug smuggling.
Those who are operating the drug businesses in these towns and villages do not have certificates to deal with the drugs and do not understand the danger of fake and expired drugs.
The main drug items that are smuggled into Burma are Paracetamol, Jasoquine, Ampicilline, Dexmethasone, Nikerthamine (Ampoules), Diclofanac, B1, B12, Hismice, Anoxyl, Depol, Dextro sodium and syringes, and most of them are fake or expired.
Due to the shortage of the drug supply and the high price of
drugs imported from other countries like
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Phone: 880 189 42 55 36, 880 111 39 38 6 (Mobile)
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