Medicines Current Affairs, GK & News

“Arogya Path”: Portal to provide health care supply updates launched

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research National Health Supply Chain portal called “Arogya Path” was launched to provide real-time availability of health care supplies. Highlights The Arogya path will serve suppliers, manufacturers and customers. It will act as an integrated platform to provide information about key health care goods that help customers to tackle ..

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6,300 Janaushadhi Kendras operating during Lock Down

The Government of India is currently making sure that there are enough medicines available at Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Kendras. Highlights There are more than 6,300 Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Kendras in the country working to ensure affordable medicines. GoI is making sure affordable medicines are available in these kendras. The warehouses are to operate 24/7 to ..

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March 7: Jan Aushadhi Diwas

On January 7, 2020, Jan Aushadi Diwas is to be celebrated. The day is being celebrated to commemorate the achievements of Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadi Pariyojana. PM Modi is to interact with seven Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Pariyojana Kendras as a part of celebration of the day. Highlights The Prime Minister is to interact with seven ..

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Corona Virus: World Bank announces 12 billion USD aid

On March 3, 2020, the World Bank announced 12 billion USD to assist countries that are grappling with economic impacts of corona virus. The virus has reached 60 countries so far. Highlights The World bank is to provide the financial aid for the countries to act upon the needs and develop a fast response towards ..

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Health Ministry releases draft rules for e-pharmacies to regulate online sale of medicines

Union Health Ministry has released draft rules on sale of drugs by e-pharmacies to regulate online sale of medicines across India. These rules also have been proposed to ensure accessibility and availability of genuine drugs to the people across India from authentic online portals. Key features of rules It is mandatory for online pharmacies to ..

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