ZAMSA says it expects the drug supply situation in public health facilities to stabilize across the country in the coming months.
ZAMSA Board Vice Chairperson, KENNEDY SAINI says with the medical procurement that have been made, medicines will reach all health facilities across the country in a few months time.
He says ZAMSA wants to see value for money by ensuring that drugs are bought at the correct price.
Mr SAINI was speaking last evening when he appeared on Health Line, a live programme on ZNBC TV1 .
The programme discussion focused on the Special Parliamentary Committee Report which urged ZAMSA and the Ministry of Health to address administrative issues in the procurement of medicines.
Speaking on the same programme, Health Minister SYLVIA MASEBO
said the country has not had 100 percent supply of drugs but government is doing everything possible to stock health facilities with medicines.
Meanwhile, Ministry of Health Director Clinical Care and Diagnostics ALEX MAKUPE said the ministry has taken measures that will address the supply of drugs in health facilities.
And Melcome Pharmaceuticals Limited Executive Director SADIK SEEDAT appealed to ZAMSA to establish long term framework contracts in order to ensure constant supply of medicines.