Akbar: Rise in diabetic cases reflected in high medication bill

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar. Picture: SUPPLIED/FILE

THE rise in diabetic cases in Fiji is reflected through the purchase of the diabetic medication, says Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar. She said the ministry now spends more than $1 million per year for the purchase of diabetic medicines. “An example, a common diabetic medicine, Glipizide Tablet 5mg has increased from […]

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