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Govt India

Govt to amend MDR 2017 to include UK in list of countries

The Union health ministry will soon amend sub rule (3) of Rule 36 of Medical Device Rules (MDR)-2017 to include United Kingdom...
Govt India

Govt to amend Rule 87 of Medical Devices Rule 2017

The Union health ministry will soon amend provisions of sale of notified medical devices as per Medical Device Rules (MDR)-2017 to effectively...
Oxygen

WhatsApp chatbot launched to ease demand for Medical Oxygen

Bangalore-based Verloop.io on Wednesday announced launch of its automation chatbot on Whatsapp, in collaboration with KVN Foundation’s Mission Million Air initiative, to help connect people who need...
Medicine Factory

Digital technologies by Pharma brands can bring down marketing costs

Adoption of digital technologies to engage physicians can bring down the marketing costs of pharmaceutical brands substantially, stated Dr Harshit Jain, founder...
IPC

IPC successfully concludes BCS based classification of APIs

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) has successfully participated and concluded World Health Organisation (WHO) Biowaiver Project for Biopharmaceutics Classification System (BCS) based...
IPC

IPC registers 35,979 ICSRs to maintain product specific safety data

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), which is the National Coordination Centre (NCC) for the Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI), has registered 35,979...
Jan Aushadhi

IMA urges PM to make vaccine affordable through Jan Aushadhi stores

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to chart out means and ways to make vaccine reach out...
IPC

IPC starts verifying testing protocols for DCGI approved drugs

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) has started verifying the testing protocols for Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) approved drugs recently introduced...
Laboratory test chemical

Drug alert: 18 out of 1571 samples declared as NSQ in March 2021

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has declared 1,553 as standard quality (SQ) based on testing done on 1,571 samples in...
Oxygen

IISER develops affordable Oxygen Concentrator

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Bhopal have developed an affordable oxygen concentrator to meet high demand of medical oxygen amid a second...
Oxygen

Govt exempts customs duty on C-19 vaccine, Oxygen and related equipment

New Delhi: The government on Saturday exempted basic customs duty on import of C-19 vaccine, medical-grade oxygen and related equipment to boost domestic availability and make them...
Medicine Injection Vaccine

Pharma firms ramp up Remdesivir output

BENGALURU: As the shortage of Remdesivir, one of the drugs used in treating C-19 patients, remains a major concern, especially in private hospitals,...
Bp Apparatus, Medical Devices

Drugs tag on medical devices causing a short supply line: Mfr

A new rule in January classifying medical devices such as nebulisers, blood-pressure monitors, digital thermometers and glucometers as drugs is causing a short supply of these products, their manufacturers and...
Govt India

Govt notifies Govt Analyst for all classes of drugs as per D&C Act

The Union health ministry has notified one government analyst in respect of all classes of drugs at Central Drugs Testing Laboratory (CDTL),...
Hospital Ambulance

Remdesivir, Tocilizumab no wonder drugs: PGI Doctor

Amid a shortage of Tocilizumab and Remdesivir in Chandigarh, and patients' attendants running from pillar to post to procure these drugs, a...
Oxygen

Director, AIIMS speaks out on unnecessary demand to put C-19 patients on oxygen

Just 15 per cent of total C-19 positives will deteriorate to moderate phase of C-19: Prof (Dr) Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS
Govt of India

Government allocates supply of Remdesivir to 19 States, UTs

Various steps have been taken by Government of India to address the emerging issues for effective management of the recent unprecendented spike...
Medicines

PLI Scheme: Pharma firms should start production at the earliest

Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister Sadananda Gowda called upon the companies whose projects have been approved under the PLI scheme to start production...
Govt of India

Govt approves FDC of Tamsulosin HCL + Deflazacort for asthma therapy

The Union health ministry has amended the notification dated July 23, 1983 and has finally approved the fixed dose combination (FDC) of...
Govt DoP

Pharma Ind appeals to DoP to keep new PLI scheme open for all APIs

The drug industry has appealed to the Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) to allow all active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) / intermediates under category...
PM Narendra Modi

PM interacts with leaders of Pharma industry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with leaders of pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing and appreciated the crucial role of the pharma sector...
ICMR

Second wave of C-19 ‘less severe’ than the first: ICMR

Dr Balram Bhargava, Director-General (DG) of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday said that the ongoing second wave of the novel C-19 virus in India is 'less...
Laboratory

Oral dose of Remdesivir: Jubilant completes studies

Jubilant Pharmova on Monday said its arm Jubilant Pharma has successfully completed studies using a novel oral formulation of Remdesivir used for treatment of C-19 against the available injectable formulation...
Oxygen

Oxygen: Indian Oil Corporation to supply to hospitals in Haryana, Delhi, Punjab

NEW DELHI: After Reliance Industries Ltd, state-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) have begun diverting oxygen produced...

Latest posts

Govt Job for fresher Pharmacists at Office of the CDMPHO

The eligible candidates (fresher / retired) are encouraged to apply for the different positions for filling up of the following posts on...

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