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Despite Egypt's strategic reserve of pharmaceuticals, many Egyptians, particularly those with chronic diseases, are struggling to find the life-saving medications they need.  Pharmacists reported that the shortage affects both imported and locally produced drugs, putting patients in precarious situations. Elderly individuals, who often rely on multiple medications, particularly imported ones, have expressed concerns as these medications become increasingly difficult to find, according to a pharmacist from Ain Shams. In late 2021, Egypt ranked as the ninth-highest country worldwide in terms…