Appeal for antibiotics.

From Dawn:

Pakistan appealed for antibiotics and painkillers on Tuesday as it raised the toll from last monthís devastating earthquake to 57,597 killed and nearly 79,000 injured. The updated figures from Pakistan Federal Relief Commission brought the total official toll from the disaster to nearly 59,000 ó including 1,309 confirmed deaths and 6,622 injuries on on the Indian side of the devastated Kashmir region. Of those injured in Pakistan, over 29,000 were being treated in army and civil hospitals and more were in field hospitals and facilities run by non-governmental organizations, said the commissionís health chief, Maj-Gen Abdul Qadir Usmani. At a meeting with aid workers and donors in Islamabad, the commission asked non-governmental organizations for more coordination in the massive international relief operation.

In related news, UNHCR is considering leaving the quake affected region due to lack of funds

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