Health and family welfare minister Zahid Malek on Thursday said the country is going to produce medicines for the treatment of Tuberculosis soon as the government has adopted a project in this regard.
The minister came up with the disclosure at a news conference marking the World Health Day-2019 at the office of the Health Ministry in the capital on Thursday.
He also said, “A new plant has been set up at Essential Drugs Ltd, the state-owned pharmaceutical company and medicines will be manufactured there. Although the country is not facing shortage of medicines, the capacity will be enhanced further. We have taken initiative to manufacture medicine of tuberculosis.”