In his meting with medicine importers chamber Prime Minister: Tenders for realizing equality, transparency & better services for citizens
Prime Minister Mu'taz Moussa Abdullah said the State's approach is to release the relationship with the private sector on strong pillars, in recognition of the great role under taken by the privet sector plays as a key partner in promoting the progress of development in the country, as well as its role and efforts in achieving the medicine sufficiency and medical treatment services. Mu'taz made the statement while chairing today at the Cabinet the that brought together medicine importers chamber and the pharmacists Union in the presence of Minister of the Council of Ministers Ahmad Saad Omar, Dr. Mohammed Khair Al-Zubair Governor of the Central Bank of Sudan State Minister at the Cabinet Tariq Haj Ali , State Minister at the Ministry of Health Gen.Dr. Saad Al-Karib and Secretary General of the national Council of drugs and toxin and the general manager of medical supplies.
The Prime Minister directed for redoubling efforts of the relevant agencies s to wards providing medicine as its associated with people's lives, stressing the State's commitment to providing basic services to citizens in a fair and sustainable manner.
The meeting further listen to a detailed explanation from the medicines importers chambers and the Pharmacists Union on the questions of importing and providing of medicines. The Prime Minister pointed out that the state intervention in the medicine position is because it is not an optional service.
He outlined that the purpose of bidding tenders for drugs companies in the private sector is the official accredited in the official register in the National Council for Drugs and Poisons to import the drug is not for changing the system of supply of medicine in Sudan, but to achieve a high degree of transparency and justice to suppliers and delivery of medicine at a fair price for citizens and with high quality. The Prime Minister a firmed that no Committee is authorize on behalf of the citizen to determine the appropriate price of medicine, directing in this regard The National Council for drugs and toxins announcing tenders in newspapers to deliver an easy brochure of tender on the needs of the country of the drug for the next year for registered & accredited pharmaceutical companies provided that these tenders are to be handed over in sealed envelopes to the National Council and are sorted and dealing with the lowest price.