DTAB: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Medicine Labels in Regional Language
Published: April 24, 2019
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said that in order to curb fake, sub-standard and expired drugs drug names and expiry date during tendering will be in Hindi/regional language along with English. In the beginning, the proposal will be implemented for Iron tablets and polio drops as they are the drugs most commonly ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Topics: CDSCO • Central Drugs Standard Control Organization • Drugs and Cosmetics Act 1940 • Drugs Technical Advisory Board • DTAB • English • Hindi • Iron tablets • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare • Polio Drops • regional language
DTAB sub-committee recommends banning 343 fixed drug combinations
Published: July 26, 2018
The sub-committee of Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) has recommended prohibition of 343 fixed drug combinations (FDCs) after reviewing 349 and called for regulation and restriction of remaining six. FDC means combination of two or more drugs in fixed dosage ratio. Key Facts The expert sub-committee in its reports suggested banning 343 FDCs, three should ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2018
Government bans imports of hormone oxytocin
Published: April 7, 2018
The Union government has banned imports of hormone oxytocin to stop its misuse in livestock industry, where it causes hormonal imbalances and shortens the lives of milch animals. The Government has decided to rely on domestic production to satisfy requirements of hormone. It has asked customs officials to step up vigilance against those likely to ..
DTAB suggests one-time licensing for drugs
Published: December 6, 2016
The Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) recently recommended one-time licensing for manufacture and sales of drugs. If the recommendation is approved it will change present of the renewal of licences for each formulation which rests with state regulators and takes around three years. However, the new rule will have a condition that there be at least ..