Pills and poison: State’s Pharmacists Unqualified to Dispense Medicines

Unregistered pharmacy attendants dispense medicines at medical stores violating the Pharmacy Act and putting the lives of many at risk. By Shalu Chowrasia, Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Pharmacy Council has been attempting to keep a check on the number of unregistered pharmacy attendants dispensing drugs without the supervision of a registered pharmacist. The council has […]

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Generic Medicine Goes out of Stock

Generic Medicine Goes out of Stock

Nearly 5,000 state subsidized medicine shops in the country are running short on medicines for life-threatening diseases By Ayanti Bera Bengaluru, April 8, 2019. State subsidized medicine shops called “Jan Aushadhi Centres” are out of stock on a number of generic medicines. The stores are built under the Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya JanAushadhi Priyojana (PMBJP) scheme […]

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Few Medical Data for Indians

By Lanka Samanth Bangalore, March 21, 2019 As per the National Health Profile 2018, of the 23,582 government hospitals and around 40,000 private hospitals in India, only a few collect patients’ medical data. If hospital authority is not restoring the patient health profile, people should ask hospital authorities to collect their health profile,” said Sravan […]

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