Books  /  Published 20.01.23

Mind your medicine

Public health is not only highly technical and inaccessible areas of knowledge, but also areas of regulation that seriously impact our well-being...
By Lalit Panda

India  /  Published 28.12.22

Joint scrutiny of medicine units

Union health ministry says the inspections were being conducted 'all over the country'...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 21.12.22

Many without medicines in China

When a popular Chinese online pharmacy offered the antiviral drug Paxlovid, it sold out within hours...
By New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 15.12.22

Unapproved drug leeway in 9 states

Under Indian drug laws, SLAs cannot grant manufacturing licences to drugs or FDCs — combinations of two or more medicines packed into single formulations — that have not been approved by the Centr...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.11.22

Centre to form Drugs Database

Health ministry forms panel in this regard...
By Our Web Desk


India  /  Published 14.09.22

34 additions to the list of essential drugs with eye on access, affordability

Health minister says NLEM 'plays an important role in ensuring accessibility of affordable quality medicines at all levels of healthcare'...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.09.22

26 drugs deleted from essentials list

However, 26 drugs such as Ranitidine, Sucralfate, white petrolatum, Atenolol and Methyldopa have been deleted from the revised list...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.09.22

Drones to deliver medicines

Ingenuity, a helicopter-like drone that can move 100 kilometres per hour and carry around 5 kilos, on Tuesday delivered medicines from Flipkart Health’s warehouse at Baruipur to a pharmacy in Midnap...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

News  /  Published 12.07.22

Kolkata doctors rule out need of antibiotics, supplements in Covid treatment

The Covid protocol issued by the health ministry and the state government have no mention about these drugs...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.05.22

Dwindling demand for face mask cuts sales in Salt Lake, New Town

The face cover may be the most effective shield against the coronavirus but people have largely stopped wearing them...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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