Pharmacology: facility to boost insulin supply launched

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The power will hold 448 vials of insulin or 48, 000 flex pens, that are enough to serve over 25, 000 patients.

Diabetes patients in Kenya will now get uninterrupted supply of insulin, the hormone used to manage blood sugar ranges, following the establishing of a high-tech chilly room that may enhance the storage of medicines for a bigger number of sufferers.

The power which was launched at first of June will maintain 448 vials of insulin or 48, 000 flex pens, which are adequate to serve over 25, 000 sufferers.

The Sh12-million cold room is part of a public-private partnership partly financed by Novo Nordisk, a leading supplier of human insulin and arrange by the Mission for Essential Medicine and Provides (MEDS), which has been supplying 27 counties with insulin because the partnership was launched in 2012.

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