Over 51% Pakistanis Consume Antibiotics By Self Medication: Senate Told

  25 October 2020

Pakistan is amongst largest consumers of antibiotics as over 51 percent population resort to self medication and quacks also prescribe antibiotics massively, told National Assembly on Friday.

Ministry for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination told National Assembly in a written reply to the question of Jam Abdul Karim Bijar, ministry said the problem of self medication can’t be controlled as antibiotics are easily available over-the-counter.

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Author(s): Umer Jamshaid
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