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Friday, 27 April 2018

Policy & Regulatory News

  • Cabinet Approves MoU with BRICS nations

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 26 Apr, 2018

    The government gave its nod to sign a deal with medicine regulatory agencies of BRICS nations on cooperation in the field of regulation of medical products for human use. The approval was ...Read more

  • Dr Reddy's receives EIR from USFDA for UK plant

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 24 Apr, 2018

    Dr Reddy's Laboratories received an establishment inspection report (EIR) from the US health regulator after audit of its UK facility. "With regard to the audit of our API Mirfield plant, ...Read more

  • UK, India extend health partnership for global risks

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 19 Apr, 2018

    The United Kingdom and India will share research, knowledge and technology in areas of anti-microbial resistance, low cost health products and high yield crops. Prime Minister Theresa...Read more

  • Govt should allow similar freedom to experts in healthcare and defence: MTaI

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 1 Comment | 18 Apr, 2018

    Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI), which represents leading research-based medical technology companies with significant manufacturing investments in India, recently stated tha...Read more

  • Govt to propose stem cells as drug, legitimize use in therapy

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Apr, 2018

    The Union health ministry has proposed an amendment to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act that may finally bring stem cells and cell-based products under the ambit of the law. In a notification i...Read more

  • PM inaugurates Health and Wellness Centre in Chhattisgarh

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 16 Apr, 2018

    On the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti recently, Prime Minister inaugurated a Health and Wellness Centre, to mark the launch of the Union Government’s ambitious Health Assurance Programm...Read more

  • HC notifies CDSCO and Govt for steroid in skin creams

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 13 Apr, 2018

    The Centre on Thursday told Delhi high court that it will amend rules to ensure that no topical medications, which contain a "cocktail of harmful steroids", are sold without valid prescript...Read more

  • Strides Shasun’s allergy relief drug gets USFDA approval

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2018

    Strides Shasun said its wholly-owned subsidiary has received approval from the US health regulator for Cyproheptadine Hydrochloride tablets, used to relieve allergy symptoms.  Strides...Read more

  • PM Modi to launch India's first wellness centre

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 12 Apr, 2018

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the aspirational district programme as well as India's first wellness centre under Ayushman Bharat on April 14 at Bijapur, Chattisgarh.  The t...Read more

  • NHM uses 95% of the health fund

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 10 Apr, 2018

    In Guwahati, Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said 95% of the funds allotted for the National Health Mission (NHM) have been utilized by the state to develop the health sector....Read more

  • Health Ministry bans rapid malaria diagnostic tests

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 10 Apr, 2018

    The Union Health Ministry has banned the use of ‘antibody detecting rapid diagnostic tests’ for routine malaria diagnosis due to concerns over the practicality of the approach. ...Read more

  • USFDA approves Acyclovir ointment by Alembic Pharma

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Apr, 2018

    Alembic Pharma has received approval from the US health regulator its Acyclovir ointment USP, used for the treatment of genital herpes. The company has received approval from the USFDA for...Read more

  • Health Ministry bans OTC sale of 14 steroid creams

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 09 Apr, 2018

    To prevent the indiscriminate sale of ointments containing steroids and antibiotics without prescription, the Union Health Ministry has banned over-the-counter sale of 14 such products.&nbs...Read more

  • Rajasthan government to ban e-cigarette

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Apr, 2018

    Rajasthan health minister Kali Charan Saraf has taken step forward to restrict the use of e-cigarettes and also considering issuing licences to tobacco vendors. Health department will cond...Read more

  • Lupin receives EIR from USFDA for Pithampur facility

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 06 Apr, 2018

    Drug Pharmaceutical Company has received establishment investigation report (EIR) from the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) for the successful inspection of Pithampur, Un...Read more

  • HWB, Govt of India ink MoU for Cancer Research

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Apr, 2018

    A first in India, Heavy Water Board (HWB), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India has signed a 10-year Memorandum of Understanding with Bengaluru startup SYNMR Chemicals, fo...Read more

  • MTaI suggests gradual rollout of public procurement guidelines

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 05 Apr, 2018

    Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) today said the Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP) should prepare a road map for implementation of its guidelines on public procurement in a p...Read more

  • Health Minister urges private HCPs to invest in JK

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2018

    In continuation of its commitment to bringing world-class healthcare to all citizens, Medanta - The Medicity’s Division of Peripheral Vascular and Endovascular Sciences, Gurugram orga...Read more





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