11 Mar 2015

Tonga hospital corrects record on drugs rumour

6:55 am on 11 March 2015

The Director of Health in Tonga says stocks of medicine are at about 80 percent capacity with some drugs for children having run out.

The National Shield of Tonga

The National Shield of Tonga Photo: RNZI

Radio Tonga reports Dr Siale 'Akau'ola saying the ministry has ordered more medication from overseas and is hopeful it will arrive soon.

Dr 'Akau'ola says rumours that up to 85 percent of the medication has been used are inaccurate.