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Mobile Court fines pharmacy Tk 20,000 in Chittagong


(Rajon Pandit): A mobile court of Chittagong District Administration on Saturday fined medicine seller RK Pharmacy TK 20,000 for selling doctors’ sample medicines, date expired medicines and unapproved Indian medicines. Deputy Revenue Collector and Executive Magistrate of Chittagong District Administration Mohammad Ruhul Amin led the mobile court at city’s Dewan …

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Spurious drugs on sale in Kushtia


Sale of contraband Indian drugs like phensedyl, hemp, heroin, and yaba is going on unabated in Kushtia district. Various drugs were smuggled into the country from India, targeting the Pahela Boishakh. Officials of the Department of Narcotics Control and other sources informed that smuggling of phensedyl into the country from …

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Pharma Fest-2016 held at NSU


For the fifth time, the ‘Pharma Fest-2016’ was held at North South University (NSU) on Monday with the theme ‘Get Solution, Not Just Medication’. With an objective to facilitate students of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of NSU, and those of other renowned universities, to meet leading pharmaceutical companies of …

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Govt medicine rescued from way to India


A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) rescued a huge amount of government medicine from Bidirpur region under Godagari uazila in Rajshahi district on Friday. According to the sources, on information a team of RAB conducted operation at Bidirpur Madrasah More area at 4am on Friday and seized the medicines …

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Haia objects to feminization of pharmacies


The Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) is opposing the feminization of pharmacies, the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) confirmed. Haia has objected even if there are barriers between men and women in the shop, and despite pharmacies in malls employing women, Ibrahim …

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Bharat Biotech develops world’s first Zika vaccine


Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech has filed for global patent of two vaccine candidates – a recombinant vaccine and an inactivated vaccine – for Zika virus. The company announced that it could make available the inactivated vaccine in two years if the Indian Government fast-tracked the regulatory approvals once the pre-clinical trials proved to be successful. Addressing a press conference here on …

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Orion Pharma conducted Medical Scholarship


Orion Medical Scholarship as a continuation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Orion Pharma Ltd., one of the leading Pharmaceutical companies in Bangladesh conducted “Orion Medical Scholarship Program” at Orion House on 02 Feb 2016 presided by Company Director Mrs. Arzuda Karim. Orion Phama always appreciates the ‘going-to-be-doctor’ who already got …

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Bangladeshi, Indian pharmaceutical manufacturers sign MOU for cooperation


Bangladeshi and Indian pharmaceutical manufacturers today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreeing to supplement each other’s initiatives to exploit their full potentials as an international Pharmaceuticals exposition was underway in the city. Bangladesh Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (BAPI) signed the MoU with Indian Pharmaceutical Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPMMA) on …

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Asia Pharma expo-2016 draws huge crowd


Confident about bright prospects of Bangladesh’s pharmaceutical sector, several international companies participated in the ongoing 8th Asia Pharma Expo with a view to expanding their footprint in the country. Day-2 of the expo saw health-conscious visitors and entrepreneurs making a beeline for booths displaying medical equipment. Even as representatives of …

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