On some websites and social media pages, news spread about a shortage of medicines for the treatment protocols for the Corona virus and for oxygen stocks in government hospitals, coinciding with the fourth wave of the virus, and the Media Center of the Council of Ministers contacted the Ministry of Health and Population, which denied the news.
And she stressed that there is no truth to the existence of any shortage in the medicines of the treatment protocols for the Corona virus or the oxygen stock in government hospitals in any of the governorates of the Republic, stressing the availability of all the medicines for the treatment protocols for the Corona virus in all governorates of the Republic, which are updated to comply with the variables and complications of Corona, and all medical supplies are also available. Including cylinders, oxygen tanks, and respirators naturally, and there is a sufficient strategic stock of them for several months to come, stressing the presence of continuous follow-up and monitoring of the situation of their availability on a daily basis to supply hospitals with additional quantities of them immediately before they run out.
In a related context, the treatment protocols are updated periodically, as the Scientific Committee to Combat Corona Virus developed the fifth version of the treatment protocol for the Corona virus, and a new drug based on antibodies was added, while retaining the drugs that have proven effective, including antivirals that include the active substance. Favipiravir.” Hospitals’ oxygen needs are reviewed periodically, as well as the stock of medicines and medical and preventive supplies available in them, consumption rates and occupancy rates in hospitals are reviewed, and any deficiencies in these supplies are quickly supplied to hospitals immediately.
The article “Health” denies that there is a shortage of drugs, protocols for treating corona, and oxygen stocks in government hospitals, which was written in Al Borsa newspaper.