The health department in Basra has said it has not yet received any cancer drugs by the Health Ministry.
In a statement, the department said it did not receive any cancer treatment from the ministry to any of its institutions. However, it highlighted the efforts by the parliament and the province to remove the obstacles facing the availability of drugs for cancer patients.
Detailed lists with the drugs required were submitted, it added, indicating communication with the company in charge of marketing the drugs and medical requirements in Basra.
The statement also noted that some of the cancer-treatment drugs will arrive