Balkans | Greek Health Minister Plevris said that shortages of medicines are happening in private pharmacies.

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Balkans |  Greek Health Minister Plevris said that shortages of medicines are happening in private pharmacies.

Greek Health Minister Thanos Plevris said that the shortage of medicines in the country does not appear in state-owned hospitals and pharmacies, but rather in private pharmacies.

Plevris, who participated in a program at the Hellenic Radio and Television Corporation (ERT), called on citizens to turn to medicines produced by other companies with the same effect, which a pharmacist or doctor can recommend if they cannot find the medicine produced by the company. the company they want.

“Doctors will continually learn about missing medicines so that citizens are not victimised,” Blevris said. According to him, they will be able to prescribe existing drugs. ” Use phrases.

According to the news in the Greek press, Belfres is expected to hold a press conference on the matter.

Greek government spokesman Yiannis Economou commented that the shortage of medicines was caused by reduced production by major raw material producing countries such as China and India, and argued that the government had taken the necessary measures.

In a meeting in which Minister Blevris and representatives of pharmacies discussed the problems of drug supply on Monday, January 2, frequent inspections of drug warehouses to prevent the export of the drugs in question, and the closure of drug warehouses that do not comply with the export ban or that stockpile. Medicines for a period, especially antipyretic drugs and treatment of children, and it was decided to take a series of measures such as adjusting the adequacy of medicines in pharmaceutical companies, especially the medicines used.

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