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PA Health Ministry 'facing medical shortages'

March 26, 2012 5:20 P.M. (Updated: March 27, 2012 9:54 A.M.)
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- The PA Ministry of Health is facing a fiscal crisis which its threatens medical, structural and administrative advances, a spokesman said Monday.

Omar al-Nasr said the ministry's warehouses in Ramallah and Nablus had run out of 90 drugs and 60 types of medical supplies.

He urged regional and international organizations to assist the ministry to overcome the crisis, and urged donors to commit to pledges to fund the PA.

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