Sunday, October 4, 2009

Daily Times: Government to Investigate Reports of Counterfeit Drugs Supplied to Hospitals

Pakistan’s Daily Times reported on September 12th about the Senate Standing Committee on Health’s concern over reports of counterfeit medications being supplied to Pakistan’s government hospitals. The Committee has called for a full report from Director General Rasheed Jumma on this issue.

Also mentioned by the Senate Committee was their concern over the importation of over 1,000 Chinese medicines, including critical lifesaving medications and their direction to the Health Ministry for a complete review of their imported medicines’ registration.

To view the entire Daily Times story, link to:\09\12\story_12-9-2009_pg11_6

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