Posts In: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has added ‘organ preservative solution’ as a drug under Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940

April 4, 2019 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, in a recent notification dated 2nd April, 2019 has added “Organ preservative solution” as a drug for external or internal use...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare notifies New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019; effective 19th March, 2019

March 28, 2019 Pharmaceuticals 0

This is a quick update to let you all know that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has notified the New Drugs and Clinical Trials...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare rolls the Drugs and Cosmetics (Third Amendment) Rules, 2019; adds a new item in Schedule K

January 31, 2019 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has recently on 25th January, 2019 rolled the Drugs and Cosmetics (Third Amendment) Rules, 2019 (“Amendment Rules”) adding a...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare proposes separate authorities for export of different categories of medical devices, suggestions and objects invited till 7th January, 2019

December 13, 2018 OPS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“Ministry”) has after consultation with the Drugs Technical Advisory Board, in a Notification dated 7th December, 2018, issued the...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare proposes Cosmetic Rules,2018 for importing cosmetics for sale in India; invites comments within 13th January,2019

December 4, 2018 Manufacturing, OPS, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare(“Ministry”) has proposed the Cosmetic Rules,2018(“Draft Rules”), through a notification dated 29th November,2018 which is applicable to all cosmetics as...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issues press release concerning circulation of inferior quality Polio Vaccines in the market

October 10, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has in a recent press release dated 3rd October, 2018, expressed concern over certain reports doing rounds that...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) invites comments and suggestions on the draft Charter of Patient’s Rights within 29th September, 2018

September 5, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

Further to the adoption of the Charter of Patient’s Rights (“Charter”) by National Human Rights Commission (“NHRC”), the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“MOHFW”)...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare proposes to exempt Gelatine capsules from labelling requirement under the Drugs and Cosmetics Rules, 1945

August 21, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“Ministry”) has published the Draft Drugs and Cosmetics (Amendment) Rules, 2018 (“Draft Rules”) which proposes to amend the Drugs...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare invites comments on its plan to re-classify ‘Oxytocin as a Schedule H1 category Drug’ till 17th August, 2018

August 13, 2018 EHS, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“Ministry”) proposes to omit oxytocin from the category of Schedule H drugs (Drugs which can be sold only...

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Retail Pharmacies will no longer sell Oxytocin, hospitals / clinics to contact Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for procuring

August 9, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

In furtherance to the ban on manufacture for sale or distribution of Oxytocin by private manufacturers, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (“Ministry”) has,...

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