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Govt India

Govt to amend D&C Rules to specify batch number on final container

Union health ministry is planning to amend Drugs and Cosmetics (D&C) Rules to specify batch number on separate final container label of...
Medicine Tablet

Govt to improve pharma industry & pharmacy profession: India

DV Sadananda Gowda, Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, in a message to an international pharmacist webinar of 21.11.2020 on National Pharmacy...
Pharmexcil export of drugs

Pharmexcil election: Nominations invited for 15 CoA members

The Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil) is seeking nominations from the members of pharmaceutical firms for the election of Committee...
Govt India

Medical Device: Centre to amend MDR 2017 to include ASTM

Centre is planning to amend Medical Device Rules (MDR-2017) to include American Standard Test Method (ASTM) in product standards for medical devices...
Doctor

Surgeries by Ayurveda doctors are legal: CCIM

In a move that has sent shock waves in the medical community, the government has brought out a notification that will allow...
Medicine

Facilities to grow API, pharma & nutraceutical industry: Govt

The government is proactively looking to provide industrial park facilities to grow active pharmaceutical ingredient (API), pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry, Chemicals and...
Bp Apparatus, Medical Devices

Class-A medical devices: HM to remove audit requirement by notified bodies

The Union health ministry may soon remove the requirement of audit for Class-A medical devices manufacturing sites by registered notified bodies based...
Medicine Injection Vaccine

Smart injection for rapid recovery in diabetic & internal injuries: Scientists

An injectable hydrogel derived from spirulina can help accelerated wound repair in internal injuries and rapid healing in diabetic patients.
NPPA Price of drugs

NPPA allocates funds to FDA to curb drug price violation

After a long wait of two years, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has finally allocated Rs. 33.88 lakhs for Price Monitoring...
Stethoscope Doctor Medical Devices Doctor

New handbook for doctors released

New handbook for doctors CHENNAI: The Handbook of Renal Transplantation in Developing Countries was released on Monday at the...
Medicine

Suspended: Mfg, sale, distribution of Ulipristal Acetate tablets 5 mg

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has directed the state licensing authorities (SLAs) to direct manufacturers to suspend the manufacturing, sale...
Bp Apparatus, Medical Devices

Medical devices industry seeks clarity on PLI scheme

The medical devices industry has sought clarity on the Central government’s claim that medical device sector has been adequately covered under the...
Medicine Injection Vaccine

Centre plans to regulate sale of veterinary NSAIDS

The Centre plans to stop the misuse and overuse of veterinary non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that lead to death of vultures by regulating its...
Laboratory

Labs to submit details of sample collection centres: NABL

The National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) has instructed accredited medical testing laboratories to declare all collection centres, facilities...
Govt DoP

DoP: Revised guidelines for procurement of medical devices

The Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) has issued revised guidelines for implementing the provisions of public procurement (preference to Make in India) Order...
Parliament Govt India

Cabinet approves PLI Scheme for Pharma among 10 key Sectors

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to introduce the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme...
NPPA Price of drugs

AiMeD to NPPA: Reduce prices of melt blown face masks

The Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AiMeD) has sought National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)’s intervention to exercise its powers under the...
Deal

Tata invests in iKure – Healthcare start-up

Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has invested an undisclosed amount, in his personal capacity, in iKure, a technology enabled population health...
Medicine online

Telemedicine and MTP

On March 25, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued the Telemedicine Practice Guidelines (the Guidelines) for ‘the delivery of...
NPPA Price of drugs

NPPA’s remark on approval of FDCs

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)’s remark against approval of fixed dose combination (FDC) drugs has drawn flak from pharmaceutical industry.
Medicine online

AIOCD to Tata: Asking not to invest into e-pharmacy space

The All India Organisation of Chemists & Druggists (AIOCD) has written a letter to Ratan Tata, Chairman of the Tata Group, requesting...
Stethoscope Doctor Medical Devices Doctor

Worry for Indians – Cystic Fibrosis: Study

NEW DELHI: Cystic Fibrosis, which was considered to be rare among Indians, is now found in high prevalence — especially among North...
Online

New online system: 11 lakh MSMEs already registered

New online system of MSME / Udyam Registration launched by Union MSME Ministry, w.e.f. 1st July, 2020, has stood the test of...
ICMR

2nd virus wave likely if rules are ignored: ICMR

Pune: Senior epidemiologists from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) have warned that states should not disregard the threat from a...

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Lalit Kr. Goel
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