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China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

As reports of the allegedly substandard Chinese products make constant headlines in the we...e companies try to cash in by substituting fake or substandard ingredients. The latest U.S. recalls announced Thursday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commis...

China to "salvage" Reputation on Food, Drug Safety

China has announced fresh measures to ensure substandard drugs are stopped from reaching stores as it works to salvage its credibility following a raft of safety scandals, state press reported Thursday. The nation's food and drug watchdog will have to abide by new regulations to improve transparency in ...

China Launches Food Safety Checks in Run-up to Olympics

... China Thursday announced fresh measures to ensure substandard drugs are stopped from reaching stores. The nation's food and drug watchdog will have to abide by new regulations to improve transparency in the approval process of medicines and curb corruption within the industry, the China Daily reported. Xinh...

China Declares War on Unsafe Foods for Soldiers

... on Friday. Measures include weeding out fake or substandard food products and eliminating the common practice of several soldiers eating from the same plate, according to an announcement by the People's Liberation Army. 'To strengthen food safety is to guarantee the PLA's combat capacity,' the China Daily n...

Nigerian Health Authority Crackdown On Sub-Standard Health Institutions

... state and stop the operation of fake personnel or substandard health facilities in the state." The closure of ...ersonnel 383 with no qualified personnel; 141 with substandard infrastructure and; 213 operating beyond the approved schedule within the period under review....

Toxic Substance in House Dust may Reduce Eczema Risks in Early Life

...conditions like having a home older than 30 years, substandard home conditions, carpeting, a musty smell and interior wall leaks, were all associated with higher levels of endotoxin. Blood samples were taken from 484 children enrolled in the Infant Immune Study at different ages, up to 5 years of age. We wil...

Chemicals Used To Make Synthetic Color Can Cause Cancer And Permanent Blindness

... a community one requires to boycott the buying of substandard colors. There are several organizations that are trying to create awareness on how to make your own safe colors. It is quite ironic how we spend the whole year round taking the utmost care of our skins and bodies, and on Holi we do not take the ...

A Call To Band Online Drug Pharmacies and Online Consultation by So Called “Cyber Doctor

... companies, having poor or incorrect labeling, are substandard and in many cases lethal if taken. The mushrooming of sites selling online drugs, are flamed by the accessibility to online affiliate marketing sites. These affiliate sites provide links to anyone and everyone having an audience to sell to. A report ...

Movement Of Counterfeit Drugs Should Be Curbed: Ramadoss

...for inter-state cooperation to prevent movement of substandard and counterfeit drugs.// "States should create a good system of intelligence-cum-legal wing, generate information and prepare dossiers on the culprits. They should share the information with all the stakeholders to facilitate curbing this menace," R...

Campaign Against Cosmetic Surgeries Performed By Less-Skilled Non-physicians Launched

...ent for the repair of the damage caused due to the substandard procedures performed by improperly trained individuals. Dr. Renata Hirsch, a dermatologic surgeon in practice in Boston and the spokesperson for ASDS said, “What we're seeing is an overwhelming preponderance at this point of these untrained people ...

Women, be on guard against illegally procured IUDs

...ment of Health Services has issued a warning about substandard contraceptive devices given to many women by Doctors. State health officials have pinned// down nearly eight doctors for procuring intrauterine devices from unlicensed parties and Internet vendors. Dr. Mark Horton, State Public Health Officer said...

Waxing And Waning Of Dengue Epidemics Attributed To Cross-Immunity

... in developing nations is pushing more people into substandard housing in mosquito-infested areas. And the ease of travel brings the virus to areas that were previously dengue-free when a mosquito bites an infected traveler and then spreads it to others. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...

Audit Body Criticises Madhya Pradesh for Low Nutrition Levels

...e CAG has also noticed instances of procurement of substandard nutritional food and non-observance of prescribed procedures in procurement. Besides, the implementation and monitoring of the scheme has been largely effected due to a number of posts in the department remaining vacant and improper manpower planni...

Government Warned Against Dilution of Medical Standards

...n were relaxed, the medical education would become substandard which would not be permitted. However, Subramaniam assured the court that every effort would be made to maintain international standards in the medical colleges. The court was hearing petitions on streamlining of procedures relating to medical ad...

St Margaret's Hospital Regrets the Service Failure in Breast Cancer Screening Unit

...ors led to the problem. The hospital suffered from substandard clinical and management practices with inadequate supervision in the breast cancer screening unit. There were also misunderstandings between the members of staff at the unit. The staffs were not provided adequate training and there was an acute short...

Minster Apologizes To Women Involved In Breast Cancer Screening Scandal

...elay in the cancer diagnosis of six women owing to substandard care of a consultant radiologist. ‘The estimated increase in risk of dying from breast cancer attributable to the delay in diagnosis ranged from 2% to 10%,’ read the report. As a consequence of this delay, the women were at greater risk of dying fr...

Hospital Trust Fined £100,000 after Patient Deat

...running up to his death there had been reports of substandard performance" of senior house officers (SHO) in the trauma and orthopaedic department where Mr Phillips was being treated. The court heard that Misra's consultant, David Warwick, had very little direct contact with SHOs and left it to senior registr...

Need For Smarter Ways To Identify Fake Drugs & Internet Counterfeiting: WHO

...elp identify fake medicines. // Alarmingly, such substandard counterfeit medicines that are deliberately mislabeled to cheat customers have been found to contain even poisonous substances, unfit for human use. These medicines yield enormous profit and have remained the target of crime gangs. It is predicted th...

Corruption and Fraud in Health Care system

...es and selling it to outside pharmacies, providing substandard food to patients although the money allotted for food contractors are high, stealing hospital diagnostic and operation equipments and selling outside, bribery collected by working staff, nurses and helpers to provide service to the patient, not maint...

Pakistan drug companies seek trade ties with India

...ted interests could dump the Pakistani market with substandard drugs apart from harming the interests of the local industry. The pharmaceutical industry in Pakistan has grown from 20 manufacturers two decades ago to around 316 domestic manufacturers and 20 multinationals at present. On the bulk drugs front, ab...

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