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| 8 December 2021, Wednesday |

Araji to Mikati: People with diabetes, heart and nerves diseases are at risk

The head of the Parliamentary Health Committee, MP Assem Araji, appealed to Prime Minister Najib Mikati, asking him to intervene to increase support for chronic diseases medicines.

He said in a tweet to him via “Twitter”: “Prime Minister Mikati, I personally appeal to you to intervene with the Banque du Liban to increase support for medicines for chronic diseases, the prices of which are above the capacity of 70 percent of the Lebanese people, and patients with diabetes, heart and nerves diseases will be at risk, the Ministry of Health alone does not You can pressure the bank while you, as prime minister, can.”

It is noteworthy that the new price regulations for medicines of all kinds, both subsidized and unsubsidised, have been issued by the Ministry of Public Health on its website.