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Afghanistan imports $500m worth of medicines every year

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 28, 2020
Afghanistan imports $400 to $500 million worth of medicines yearly which is a major blow to the local economy.
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World Pharmacists   Afghanistan hospital
Addressing the ceremony for celebration of World Pharmacists’ Day, Acting Minister of Public Health Ahmad Jawad Osmani said the Afghan government is making efforts to pave ground for drug production inside the country.

Osmani added that the government will provide specialization courses to improve knowledge and expertise of Afghan pharmacists.

“We will include the international day of Pharmacists in the Ministry’s calendar and honor our pharmacists for their services and hard work every year,” added Osmani.