Domestic pharmaceutical firms encouraged to produce rare medicines: official Health

Domestic pharmaceutical firms encouraged to produce rare medicines: official

The Ministry of Health (MoH) will propose to the Government to issue policies aimed at encouraging domestic pharmaceutical enterprises to produce rare medicines in order to ensure domestic supply, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Lien Huong said at the Government’s regular press conference on October 29.
Medicines must be enough, affordable: Deputy PM Politics

Medicines must be enough, affordable: Deputy PM

The ultimate goal of the development programme for domestic pharmaceutical industry is to ensure the sufficient supply of medicines at reasonable costs for the people, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at a meeting held in Hanoi on September 21.
Fake medicines on the rise Health

Fake medicines on the rise

More fraudsters are using online platforms, social networks and messaging services to sell and distribute fake medicines, according to Le Van Truyen, Chairman of the Advisory Council for the Registration of Circulation of Drugs and Medical Ingredients.
Former Deputy Health Minister to be tried on May 12 for role in fake medicine case Society

Former Deputy Health Minister to be tried on May 12 for role in fake medicine case

A first-instance trial will start on May 12 on former Deputy Health Minister Truong Quoc Cuong and 13 other defendants involved in the case relating to the trading of counterfeit medicines labelled as Health 2000 Canada; the lack of responsibilities causing serious consequences; and the abuse of positions and power while on duty, which took place in HCM City, some other localities and at the DAV, according to the Hanoi People’s Court.
Bac Kan developing OCOP products for export Business

Bac Kan developing OCOP products for export

Enhancing the value of local products is a top priority in agricultural development in the northern province of Bac Kan. This is illustrated through its efforts to improve the quality of the “One Commune One Product”, or OCOP, export items.
Support teams to be formed to help remove customs clearance obstacles Business

Support teams to be formed to help remove customs clearance obstacles

The General Department of Vietnam Customs has issued official letter No. 3980/TCHQ-GSHQ asking customs departments and sub-departments nationwide to set up support teams to remove obstacles in processing customs clearance procedures for import-export goods, especially medical supplies, medicines, vaccines and bioproducts for testing.
Indonesia sends surgical teams, medicines to Gaza Strip World

Indonesia sends surgical teams, medicines to Gaza Strip

Indonesia's humanitarian organisation handling health emergencies for victims of war, conflict, and natural disasters, Medical Emergency Rescue Committee (MER-C), sent a surgical team and medicines to the Gaza Strip of Palestine to assist war victims.
Domestic medicines to meet 75 percent of demand by 2025 Health

Domestic medicines to meet 75 percent of demand by 2025

Domestic medicines are expected to meet 75 percent of demand and 60 percent of market value by 2025, according to a programme on the development of the pharmaceutical industry and medicines for domestic production till 2030 with a vision to 2045.