The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population has confirmed training pharmacists on programs for the rational use of antibiotics.
He noted that Egypt prevents exporting medicine if the country suffers a shortage in the local market.
The initiative includes 100 projects aimed at upgrading the skills of workers in the sector.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly held a press conference on Tuesday to announce a bunch of strict protective measures taken in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Over the past three months, prices of dozens of medicines went up, as per a decision by the United Co. For Pharmacists (UCP); the increase of some prices hiked by 100 percent without declaring the reasons behind the increase.
The S&P 500 eased on Friday, ending a six-day run of record highs as the first monthly decline in U.S. nonfarm jobs in 7 years dampened sentiment.
An Egyptian accountant has launched the Twitter Pharmacy project, to help combat the drug shortage and the growing medicine black market in Egypt