Drugs and Cosmetics Act Current Affairs, GK & News

Drugs and Cosmetics Act  Current Affairs, GK & News

Medical Devices now to be regulated under Drugs and Cosmetics Act

On February 11, 2020, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced that medical devices are to be brought under Drugs and Cosmetics act (DCA). This is to come into effect from April 1, 2020 Highlights According to the regulation, every product that is used to treat a patient will now be under the ambit of ..

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NITI Aayog: List of high export potential medical devices created

The Government Think Tank Niti Aayog draws up list of medical devices that have high export potential. It has come up with 10 devices to provide priority subsidies. It includes surgical blades, orthopaedic implants, catheters, syringes and needles, X-ray machines, blood bags, MRI machines and CT scan. Highlights The devices included in the list are ..

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Afghanistan becomes first country to recognize Indian Pharmacopoeia

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has become the first country to recognize Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) pursuant to the efforts of Department of Commerce and Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The formal recognistion came from Afghanistan’s National Department of Regulation of Medicines and Health Products of Ministry of Public Health. It will also be ..

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Afghanistan became the First Country to recognize Indian Pharmacopoeia

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission was formed in 1956 with headquarters in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, to promote public and animal health in India. The Commission acts as an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The Indian Pharmacopoeia is a book that has been established to set standards for all drugs that are ..

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Cabinet approves MoU between CDSCO and Saudi FDA

Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval to Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) and Saudi Food and Drug Authority in field of Medical Products Regulation. The MoU was signed on 29 October 2019 during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Highlights of ..

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