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Egypt denies reports about a shortage in oncology drugs

Sunday، 02 October 2022 - 11:18 AM

Spokesman for the Health and Population Ministry Hossam Abdel Ghaffar has denied reports about a shortage in oncology drugs in Egypt.

These drugs are divided into two types, the first are manufactured and produced locally and the second imported from abroad, he told MBC Egypt TV channel over the phone Saturday night.

Egypt has a stockpile of locally manufactured medicines that is enough to meet its needs for two months and enough raw materials to manufacture medicines for four months, he said.

He pointed out that Egypt is one of the countries with low cancer rates, noting that cancer incidence in Egypt ,


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