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Cancer Patients still without drugs at various Health Institutions.

Cancer Patients still without drugs at various Health Institutions.

One cancer patient is today saying that they have been adversely affected by the lack of drugs at the various Health Institutions.

There was recently an assurance that Public Health Institutions that treat cancer patients will soon receive oncology drugs

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh

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Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh told the media yesterday at the post cabinet media briefing that he has been working closely with NIPDEC and the first shipment should already be here in T&T.

Today cancer patient Jenna Williams told News Power Now this morning that she has had to do without much needed drugs.

She said that the lack of medication negatively affects the progress of the patient.

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She also disclosed that some patients were forced to purchase their own medication which was quite costly.

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Williams divulged that patients were given medication to replace what was missing, however she said that she was not sure whether or not it would work.

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The Health Minister revealed yesterday that the Oncology drugs should be cleared within 24 hours of arriving at the C40 warehouse.

 

 

 

 

 

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