RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Close to a shortage of intubation drugs, the Brazilian government is turning to the international market in an attempt to urgently acquire the supplies and has now secured help from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in the effort to quickly enable international purchases.
According to the deputy director of the institution, Jarbas Barbosa, PAHO is already looking for suppliers of the medicines of the so-called intubation kit, which can then be purchased by Brazil through the organization's strategic fund.
The fund, which unifies purchases to secure better prices and then delivers the drugs . . .