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Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena himself had to experience the malpractices of private pharmacies that put unsuspecting patient’s lives at risk when a pharmacy near the Castle Street Maternity Hospital issued a wrong drug to a prescription given to the Minister on Saturday, a spokesman said.

The pharmacy was later raided and found red handed doing the same and promptly blacklisted by a team headed by the National Drugs and Cosmetics Devices Authority Chairman Dr. Hematha Benaragama on the instructions of Minister Sirisena. (SAJ)

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  • Tma Monday, 05 September 2011 07:10 AM

    Its time that doctors explain to their patients on the drugs they have been prescribed, instead of keeping them in the 'dark'

    Ranjitdea Monday, 05 September 2011 08:12 AM

    Castle Street Hospital for Women? Is the Hon Minister having a gyneacological problem?

    Fanny Monday, 05 September 2011 09:17 AM

    Honda Wadey. All the politicians should experience what we go through on a day to day basis.

    Mike Sunday, 04 September 2011 06:25 PM

    What happened? Did he get Viagra?

    Thushara Sunday, 04 September 2011 09:48 PM

    Oh my good they are trying to kill the minister

    aswin Monday, 05 September 2011 01:04 AM

    very good. cheaters must be punished

    kaka Monday, 05 September 2011 03:23 AM

    Also punish those who import imperior quality medicine.

    string Monday, 05 September 2011 03:52 AM

    only when this happen to Minister, but not to ordinary men

    sparks Monday, 05 September 2011 03:46 AM

    So you will now take action immediately because it happened to you. It is happening everyday to ordinary folks like us and whom do we complain to?

    SAW Tuesday, 06 September 2011 08:56 AM

    Oh. Don't call them blessed even for fun. If they were blessed, noway they could be in parliament.

    Nina Kamal Monday, 05 September 2011 05:22 AM

    What more for the others, especially the under privilege and the innocent citizens who have no clue what the Doctors prescribe and what is issued at the pharmacy!

    Nina Kamal Monday, 05 September 2011 05:17 AM

    Yep absolutely..... its always the poor who are in turmoil, while the blessed ones are on the top of anything and everything! God Bless all those under Privilege ones!

    Dee Monday, 05 September 2011 05:47 AM

    Why? the hospital didnt have drugs for the Hon. Minister? like they ask patients to buy from outside.


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