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Dhusa-Mareeb Hospital faces lack of essential drugs

Storyline:National News

The only hospital in Dhusa-mareeb town is facing understaffed and perennially lack essential drugs, says the hospital administration.

The report says the hospital cannot adequately serve the town residents if the issue is not addressed by the Somali government and other well-wishers.

Ahmed Mahdi, the director of the hospital has reported lack of drugs in the hospital with patients resorting to buy medicine from outside.

The director has recommended that the town’s administration especially health department tackles the issue of lack drugs in town’s hospital urgently as very few people can afford medicines from outside.

“The issue of drug supplies to Hospital must be resolved immediately and future supplies to the hospital be processed and delivered on time because the town is growing rapidly,” said Mr Ahmed.

Mr Ahmed finally asked the local administration, Somalia government to employ more health workers to improve service delivery.