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Maharashtra registered Maximum Number of Deaths due to SAEs during Drug Trials

As per the data of the Drug Controller-General of India, India recorded 2061 drug trial-related deaths during the period (January 2008- January 2012). Maharashtra registered maximum number of 268 deaths due to SAEs (Serious Adverse Events) during drug trials while Madhya Pradesh recorded the least number of such deaths.

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Gujarat Health Department proposes to grant autonomy to CMSO

Gujarat is gearing up for another leap in the sector of public health. The Gujarat Health and Family welfare department has put forward a proposal to the state government to grant autonomy to the Central Medical Stores Organization (CMSO). The move if executed will make it an independent body similar to Tamil Nadu Medical Services ..

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Gujarat govt rejects Centre’s ‘Jan Aushadhi’ project

Gujarat has rejected central govt’s ‘Jan Aushadhi’ model saying it has better self developed model of providing free treatments for segments of population. Gujarat government currently runs a scheme to provide free medicines, and bears the entire cost of treatment for children below the age of 18 years at public hospitals. The scheme is also ..

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Regulatory Mechanism for Biodiversity sector soon

A regulatory mechanism in Biodiversity sector to be in place following the recommendations Objective: To safeguard public health and protect environment. Quality Control lab in Delhi has been asked to bring wider range of bio-technology products under its ambit to ensure that they are safe and meet the prescribed standards. Private sector requested to increase ..

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