The Ministry of Health says it anticipates no shortage of drugs or personal protective equipment to continue the fight against the outbreak of COVID19.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dunstan Bryan says nearly 3 billion has been allocated to fight the pandemic over the last and current financial years.
He was speaking yesterday at Parliament’s sitting of the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee.
He was joined by Chief Executive Officer for the National Health Fund, Everton Anderson, who has been put in charge of procurement of PPE’s and Drugs for the outbreak.
In answering questions from Committee Member Mikael Phillips, Mr. Anderson says despite some challenges and disruptions to global supply chains, the NHF is confident that it will meet its procurement requirements.
He also says despite anecdotal suggestions of PPE shortages, the NHF’s stockpiles remain healthy.
Everton Anderson, Chief Executive Officer for the National Health Fund.