Friday, June 08, 2007

News: Botika ng Barangay outlets 50 percent Cheaper

SURIGAO DEL NORTE (June 8) -- The Provincial Health Team (PHT) here bared recently sixty seven (67) Botika ng Barangays (BnB) installed in the municipalities of Surigao del Norte and Dinagat Islands.

PHT Prov’l Team Leader Dr. Adriano Suba-an said all these Botikas are selling selected medicines at cheaper prices. He added that Surigaonons can now avail of safe, effective and quality medicines in their locality following the mandate of President Arroyo in providing low cost medicines for the people.

Some of the medicines and vitamins currently sold at the BnBs include amoxicillin, cotrimoxasole, paracetamol, mefenamic, loperamide, ketoconazole, ascorbic acid and multivitamins. Quality medicines sold at BnBs are 50 percent cheaper than those being sold by commercial drug stores. Read More ... (PIA-Surigao del Norte)

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