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Scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered bee venom can kill the HIV virus without harming the body.
Sapna Phadtare,* Vaibhav Shinde, Kakasaheb Mahadik
Department of Pharmacognosy, Poona College of Pharmacy,
Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Erandwane,
The world is gifted with wonderful and precious resources such as plants, animals and minerals that form the major part of our medical system. We as humans are so dependent on these natural sources that life without them is beyond imagination. Thus it is of prime importance that we look into the conservation and preservation of natural products. The Indian and international government bodies have developed various laws, rules and conventions to ensure sustainability of such natural products. This article reviews the general laws, rules and regulations developed globally for natural and traditional medicine. Various guidelines like WHO, EMEA, TGA guidelines are looked upon. Some difficulties that are faced regarding regulatory issues of herbal medicines are studied. The Acts like Indian patent Act, Plant Variety Protection Act, Farmer’s rights, terms like Biodiversity and Biopiracy are reviewed in this article.
Paresh Mohan*, Saurabh Patel, Shobhit Sharma, Mahaveer Prasad Kabra
Department of Pharmaceutics, Kota College of Pharmacy,
S-P-1, RIICO Industrial Area, Ranpur, Jhalawar road,
Kota, Rajasthan, India – 324009.
Medical tourism is becoming a new thrust area for tourists across the globe. It is predominantly combined with travel and tourism. The term medical tourism has been coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the rapidly growing practice of travelling across all around the world to obtain hi-tech medical care. Various countries like Thailand, Malaysia, India, etc are promoting medical tourism eagerly. The key advantages of India in medical tourism are the following: low cost advantage, strong reputation in the advanced healthcare segment (cardiovascular surgery, organ transplants, eye surgery etc.) and the diversity of tourist destinations available in the country which attracts like culture, food etc.
The most of the people of many countries have long traveled to the developed countries like United States and Europe to seek the expertise and advanced technology available in leading medical centers. This paper focuses on the key issues and opportunities possessed by Indian medical tourism sector that enable it to overcome domestic and international barriers on upgrading its medical services. Finally, this paper analyses and concludes the main reasons why the developing country like India attracts foreign tourists for the medical treatment.
M. Pharm, Drug Regulatory Affairs
Jaipur National University
The Pharmaceutical industry represents one of the India’s strength. The regulation of pharmaceuticals in India is generally seen to be in need of reform, and has been the subject of many official commissions since 1995. Most commentators agree that the state should intervene to prevent untrammeled market forces leading to citizens’ suffering, because adequate information about the costs and benefits of different pharmaceuticals is inaccessible to most users. But in India, a wide range of stakeholders must be considered before changes can be made to the regulatory framework.
Zubair Khalid Labu1; AK Mohiuddin1; M.A Bake*2
1Department of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh (WUB), Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh
*2Product Development officer, Gonoshasthaya Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Mirzanagar, Savar, Dhaka-1344.
Food is the major source of energy in humans as well as animals. Foods are materials taken into the body by different route which provide nourishment in the form of energy or in the building of tissues. Food contaminants are substances that make food unfit for human consumption. Examples include bacteria, toxic chemicals, carcinogens, teratogens and radioactive materials. The purpose of these studies is to find out the food contaminants which are used in different purposes available in Bangladesh and contaminants detection method. After survey we found that Dhaka is the main city where food contamination by various contaminants in higher percentage. This contamination done by manmade, industrial discharge, poisonous water etc. Government of Bangladesh taking various necessary steps to stop this contamination.
Amit A. Patel
Seth G. L. Bihani S.D. College of Technical Education,
Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research,
Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan, INDIA.
Quality is critical in achieving competitiveness in domestic and global market. Quality is a journey starting from design, to conformance, and ends at better performance. This process considers quality as a ‘never ending’ improvement. The success of TQM mainly depends on the achievement of internal as well as external customer satisfaction. Internal customer satisfaction is a prerequisite to achieve external customer satisfaction.
If Employees are to identify and correct quality problems, then they have to use some quality tools. Quality circles are also known as work improvement or quality teams. the quality circle is a small group of employees who voluntarily meet at regular times to identify, analyse and solve quality and other problems in their working environment.
Jatin Patel*, Krunal Parikh, Dhiren Shah
Seth G.L. Bihani S.D. College of Technical Education,
Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Research,
Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan, INDIA
A regulatory process, by which a person/organization/sponsor/innovator gets authorization to launch a drug in the market, is known as drug approval process. In general, a drug approval process comprises of various stages: application to conduct clinical trials, conducting clinical trials, application to marketing authorization of drug and post-marketing studies. Every country has its own regulatory authority, which is responsible to enforce the rules and regulations and issue the guidelines to regulate the marketing of the drugs.
This article includes new drug approval process in different countries include India, Australia, European union, China etc.
New drug approval process in different countries are described in logarithmic representation.
The main problem which we are facing is the Global warming because of the polluted atmosphere. My idea can reduce the global warming and can bring back the polluted free environment
Converting the brown economy to green economy can be done very easily and fastly only by the Indian youth by starting an effective campaign by name “earth warriors” or some other easy feasible name so that everyone in India can understand the theme of the program easily unlike the other programs that we had earlier like great power race or carbon credit race etc., which takes time for the people to understand the theme of the campaign.
Mr. Jagmohan Rai Agarwal,
M.Pharm (1968), Industrial experience SSI sector, nearly 37 years,
retired from own Industry (2004),
Founder President of M.P.Pharmacy Graduates’ Association (MPGA),
Ex President: M.P.Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Organisation (MPPMO),
Founder President : M.P. Small Scale Drug Manufacturers’ Association (MPSDMA),
Ex President Indian Pharmaceutical Association, M.P. State Branch, Indore (IPA),
Ex Vice Chairman Confederation of Indian Pharmaceutical Industries (SSI) (CIPI)
Recently submitted thesis for award of Ph.D. on title “Enforcement of Drug Laws-Globalization vis-à-vis Indian Drug Laws”
Dr. Martin Edelman, professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and director of Solid Tumor Oncology at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, comments on the results of a study published in The Lancet, which found that aspirin was successful in preventing the occurrence of solid tumors for a variety of cancers, including lung cancer, esophageal cancer and colorectal cancer. Dr. Edelman provides a brief overview of the study and provides some perspective on the implications of the study results for cancer prevention guidelines in the future.