22 Jun 2022, 18:48

Govt to procure 3 types of Anti-TB drugs

DHAKA, June 22, 2022 (BSS) - The government will procure three types of

Firstline Anti-TB Drugs (FLDs) from local manufacturer ACI HealthCare Limited
for treating the patients of Tuberculosis (TB).

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in its 15th meeting in this
year approved a proposal in principle in this regard. Finance Minister AHM
Mustafa Kamal presided over the meeting virtually.

Briefing reporters after the meeting virtually, Cabinet Division Additional
Secretary Md Zillur Rahman Chowdhury said the Directorate General of Health
Services (DGHS) under the Health Services Division would procure these three
types of FLDs from the local manufacturer under the "TBL and ASP" operational
plan to ensure uninterrupted treatment of TB free of cost all over the
country except in Cox's Bazar.



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