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Pharma World Congress held in India for the First time in 100 years
HYDERABAD, SEPT 4 : The five-day World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences-2011 and the 71st International Congress of International Pharmaceutical Federation was hosted by India for the first time in its 100 years existence.
Federation for International Pharmaceuticals President inaugurates PSM INDIA stall at the world pharma congress exhibition
Hyderabad, 4 Sept.: The Partnership for Safe Medicines India stall at the FIP was inaugurated by The International Pharmaceutical Federation, (FIP) President , Dr.Michel Buchmann . The Indian Pharmaceutical Association,(IPA) Chairman, Mr. Bhojraj Suresh , PSM India Chairman , Mr.Wajahat Habibullah , PSM India founder, Mr.Bejon Misra and other prominent dignitaries were present too.
Two arrested for selling govt hospital's medicines
Sitapur (UP), : (PTI) An employee of a district women hospital was today arrested along with another person for selling medicines meant for patients, police said."Chandra Kishore Singh, posted as chief pharmacist at the district women hospital, and Narendra Kumar were arrested along with medicines worth Rs 50,000 siphoned off from the pharmacy stock," they said.
New Zealand drug formulary launched
Wellington, 7 Sept: New Zealand's government has begun rolling-out a new national drug formulary, which it says will be a "true one-stop-shop covering clinical information as well as classification and subsidy status" on medicines.
DCGI office hands over cases relating to sale of banned drugs to respective State authorities for prosecution
New Delhi : Office of the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has asked the drug controllers of Maharashtra and Delhi to initiative prosecution against those found selling the banned drugs of rosiglitazone, gatifloxacin and tegaserod.