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Thursday, 20 June 2019

Policy & Regulatory News

  • Nadda applauds Himachal govt. for growth in Healthcare Sector

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

    Jagat Prakash Nadda, Union Health Minister appreciated the Himachal Pradesh government's efforts towards improving the state's healthcare sector. The minister said that Himachal Pradesh has...Read more

  • 68 drug formulations pricing set by NPPA

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

    Drug price regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has fixed prices as well as revised ceiling and retail prices of 68 formulations, including those used for treatment of...Read more

  • 5th National Summit on Public Health Care starts in Assam

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 31 Oct, 2018

    JP Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare in the presence of Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Assam, inaugurated the 5th National Summit on Good & Replicable Pract...Read more

  • GoI to build a larger digital healthcare ecosystem: Nadda

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

    India’s focus on improved and strengthened primary and secondary health care services with stress on multiple sectors have yielded results not just in terms of positive health indicat...Read more

  • HRD Minister Javadekar launches web portal to build a research ecosystem

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

    Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar Thursday launched web portals for two schemes - IMPRESS and SPARC with an aim to build an ecosystem of research in educational institutions. "A country...Read more

  • DCGI approves specialized centre for derma clinical trials

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 25 Oct, 2018

    In a first, the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) have given approval to a chain of dermatology and plastic surgery centres— The Esthetic Clinics, for conducting clinical trials...Read more

  • CCI brings out policy note on Affordable Healthcare

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 1 Comment | 24 Oct, 2018

    Over the nine years of enforcement of the Competition Act, 2002 (the Act), the Competition Commission of India (‘the Commission’) has received 52 cases pertaining to the pharmac...Read more

  • NITI Aayog to launch guidelines for PPP in NCDs treatment

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 17 Oct, 2018

    The contribution of non-communicable diseases (NCD) to the overall disease burden in the country has increased over the years. In the past many district hospitals in the country have focuse...Read more

  • DCGI approves Brintellix for major depressive disorder

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 11 Oct, 2018

    Lundbeck India Private Limited (LIPL) has announced the launch of Brintellix (Vortioxetine) in India for the treatment of patients suffering from Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) after recei...Read more

  • India to achieve all public health goals- J P Nadda

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

    “India is deeply committed nationally and globally to achieving all public health goals. Together we are working towards providing highest possible standards of health care for our ci...Read more

  • Government to ensure safety of vaccines

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 04 Oct, 2018

    There have been reports that bivalent oral polio vaccine supplied by Ghaziabad based Biomed Pvt Ltd had some quality issues.  As the vaccine is part of the government’s universa...Read more

  • Healthcare experts to use blockchain for real drug supply

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 01 Oct, 2018

    NITI Aayog has teamed up with Oracle, Apollo Hospitals and Strides Pharma to track drug supply chain using blockchain and IoT solutions. This will be a pilot project for three months. Orac...Read more

  • Cabinet approves MoU with Uzbekistan for pharma, health sector

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 27 Sep, 2018

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Uzbekistan for increased cooperation in the areas...Read more

  • Arunachal CM launches Universal Healthcare Scheme

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 25 Sep, 2018

    Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Sunday dedicated the Chief Minister Aarogya Arunachal Yojana (CMAAY), a universal healthcare scheme of the state government, to the people of...Read more

  • Industry reacts on Ayushman Bharat PMJAY

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

    After the launch of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (ABPMJAY) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BioSpectrum presents reactions of some industry professionals on the same: ...Read more

  • Accord Healthcare recalls diuretics due to labelling mix up

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

    Accord Healthcare Inc, the US arm of Intas Pharmaceuticals, is recalling over 46,000 bottles of Hydrochlorothiazide tablets manufactured by the Ahmedabad-based firm, on account of labelling...Read more

  • PM launches Ayushman Bharat- PMJAY at Ranchi

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

    The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has launched the health assurance scheme: Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan ArogyaYojana at Ranchi, Jharkhand. The Prime Minister visited an exhibitio...Read more

  • MedTech industry comes together to partner Ayushman Bharat scheme

    Policy & Regulatory |  News | 0 Comment | 21 Sep, 2018

    Leading industry bodies representing medical technology sector recently came together at MTaI MedTekon 2018 to discuss ways to strengthen healthcare delivery under Ayushman Bharat scheme, a...Read more