Commerce Ministry rules out further extension of barcoding for pharma exports
New Delhi Even as the industry to a large extent remained apprehensive about the possible burden involved, the Union Commerce Ministry has indicated that it will not further push the deadline or have a rethink about the implementation of barcoding for pharmaceutical exports, at least for the time now.
Whistleblowers on movement of spurious drugs to be rewarded
New Delhi, A scheme with suitable rewards for whistle blowers has been announced to detect the movement of spurious drugs in the country through increased public participation, the government on Tuesday said.
Rs.30,000 cr project to make available drugs free in govt hospitals during 12th Plan
New Delhi, : The Union health ministry is preparing an ambitious project involving Rs.30, 000 crore for a five year period to procure medicines for the public hospitals through a centralised procurement agency so as to make sure that all required drugs are available at the government hospitals.
Addressing the rise of pharmaceutical fraud
There is a growing threat to public health that has arisen around the sale of counterfeit pharmaceuticals. This threat to public health does not limit itself to back alleys and the seedy underworld; it finds its way into our homes through our internet browsers and into our communities through a sophisticated distribution system.