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PAHO: Reports of Cancer Medicine Shortages in Venezuela Worrisome

Reports of shortages of cancer medicines in Venezuela are worrisome, a doctor representing the World Health Organization's Americas arm in the scarcity-hit country said in a rare interview this week. Currency controls that crimp imports and a decline in local production have led to shortages of contraceptives, surgical equipment and medicine in the oil-producing country. On Monday, a small group of children suffering from cancer protested with their relatives in front of the...

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