SANAA, June 2 (YPA) –Minister of Public Health and Population Dr. Taha al-Mutawakkil on Tuesday said that the need for medicines related to treating Corona virus is large, noting that the raw materials are available and all that remains is the production.
The Minister urged to focus on drugs that are being monopolized to in the market in order to break the monopoly, stressing that legal measures should be taken against violators and monopolists of medicines, especially in light of these circumstances.
This came during a meeting held in Sanaa to discuss the medical situation in light of the Corona pandemic outbreak, in the presence of Chairman of the Supreme Board of Drugs and Medical Appliances (SBDMA) Dr. Mohammed al-Madani and drug producers in Yemen.
During the meeting, the Chairman of SBDMA confirmed that 19 kinds of medicines related to curing Corona, including vitamin C and others, to be produced locally at high quality and at reasonable prices.
For their part, drug manufacturers confirmed their readiness to produce medicines and cover the local market needs, especially in light of the current conditions.