5 Jul 2017

Pacific medical supply shortages

From , 5:04 am on 5 July 2017

Health authorities across the region are promising to up their efforts to fix the perennial problem of medicine shortages.

In the past month, both Fiji and Papua New Guinea have reported shortages, with some PNG hospitals running out of supplies altogether.

For hospitals in the Pacific, that's not exactly uncommon.

Jamie Tahana reports.

stethoscope and heart monitor

Photo: AFP / Science Photo Library