Ministry destroys RM2mil worth of expired meds


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PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has disposed of nearly RM2mil worth of expired or spoilt drugs and medicines over a two-year period from 2014.

Most of the medicines had been returned to government pharmacies by patients under the minis­­try’s “Return Your Medicines” (PPU) programme, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

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