Government News

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.

Cabinet approves Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Ordinance

  • Posted on: 19 September 2019
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

In a major health and wellness initiative for the country, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Promulgation of the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertisement) Ordinance, 2019.

Department of Pharmaceuticals rejected Cipla's plea for Emtricitabine and Tenofovir combination

  • Posted on: 13 September 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

The ceiling price of Tenofovir 300mg tablet has been increased by 4.2662% on the basis of the annual increase in  Wholesale Price Index (WPI), and has been notified at Rs. 46.18.

Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) has rejected Cipla's plea against decision of National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) for fixing the retail prices of Emtricitabine+ Tenofovir Alafenamide tablet (brand Tafmune - EM) containing Emtricitabine IP 200mg, Tenofovir Alafenamide Hemifumarate eq. to Tenofovir Alafenamide 25mg.

Strict action against online selling of medicines in Gujarat: 2 pharmacists suspended

  • Posted on: 9 September 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

At a time when there are no rules or regulations for online selling of medicines have been framed and several cases are pending in various courts, e-pharmacies have started working illegally. Gujarat State Pharmacy Council (GSPC) has suspended the registrations of two pharmacists for five years and imposed fine. For the First time in India such strong action has been initiated against e-pharmacies for violating rule 8 & 9 of Pharmacy Practice Regulation Act.

AIOCD raised concerns on patient data security through ePharmacy

  • Posted on: 2 September 2019
  • By: PharmaTutor News

All India Organisation Of Chemists & Druggists (AIOCD) highlights data security issues with ePharmacy and their rules are not observed in draft guidelines of ePharmacy. A Meeting was called on 27th Aug, 2019 between AIOCD, state pharmacy associations and Mr. Mansukh L. Mandaviya, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers discuss issues relating to data security in E- Pharmacy.

 

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