Venezuela Experiencing Drug, Medical Supply Stock Outs, Needs Foreign Assistance, Pharmaceutical Group Says
Reuters: Venezuela needs urgent foreign medical aid, pharma group says
“With scores of medicines in short supply due to a severe financial squeeze, Venezuela is suffering a ‘humanitarian crisis’ and requires rapid international assistance, according to a major pharmaceutical association. The Venezuelan Pharmaceutical Federation listed 150 medicines, from those for hypertension to cancer, as well as basics such as prophylactics and antibiotics, which are scarce in the OPEC nation of 29 million people…” (1/20).
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