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FICCI suggests India need epharmacy rules

  • Posted on: 17 January 2020
  • By: admin

e-Pharmacies strictly do not accept orders for habit forming medicines, narcotics, or any other sensitive medicines. Additionally, given the importance of the e-Pharmacy sector globally, several large investors have recently reached out to the e-Pharmacy players, expressing concern about the general investment and regulatory climate in India

Do not prescribe Nimesulide under 12 years of age, urges PvPI

  • Posted on: 3 January 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI) urges healthcare professionals to take require measures and do not prescribe Nimesulide for children under 12 years of age. PvPI urges to spread awareness among healthcare professionals to take all necessary precautions in order to avoid such mishappenings and to promote rational use of medicines.

Indian Pharmacopoeia officially recognised at Afghanistan

  • Posted on: 26 December 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Indian Pharmacopoeia has been recognised formally by the National Department of Regulation of Medicines and Health Products of the Ministry of Public Health of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The quality, efficacy and safety of the medicines are important from healthcare prospective. In order to ensure the quality of medicinal products, the legal and scientific standards are provided by Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) in the form of Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP).

Pharmacists are not eligible for Community Health Officer: NHM

  • Posted on: 16 December 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Under Ayushman Bharat, Government has done addition to the primary health team at the Sub Health Centres and Health & Wellness Centres (HWC), would be the Mid-level Health Provider (MLHP) who would be a Community Health Officer. And National Health Mission (NHM) confirmed that Pharmacists are not eligible for same.

Online Pharmacies cannot be functional and dispense without licence

  • Posted on: 5 December 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Difficulties are increased for non-complied E-Pharmacies when Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) asked all states and union territories to stop online sale of medicines without licence and the competent authority has been directed to stall such online sales forthwith as per ordered by Delhi Highcourt.

IPA opposed amendment in Schedule K of D&C Rules by health ministry

Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) strongly opposed the proposed amendment in Schedule K of Drugs & Cosmetics (D&C) Rules by health ministry. IPA is the largest association of Pharmacists in India & working not only for uplifting the pharmacy profession but also to ascertain that patients receives quality pharmaceutical care.


Cabinet approves MoU between India and Brazil on Cooperation in the field of Health & Medicine

  • Posted on: 8 November 2019
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Brazil in the field of Health and Medicine. The MoU is expected to be signed in November, 2019.

President of Gujarat state pharmacy council elected as member of PCI

  • Posted on: 24 October 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

President of Gujarat state pharmacy council (GSPC), Mr. Montu Patel elected as member of Pharmacy council of India (PCI), Delhi. He became forth member from Gujarat to offer his services under PCI. Currently, Dr. NR Seth (Vice Chancellor, Gujarat Technological University), Dr. CN Patel (Professor & Principal, Shri Sarvajanik Pharmacy College, Mehsana) and Dr. HG Koshia (Commissioner, Food & Drugs Control Administration, Gujarat) are working members of PCI.