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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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Mobile Court fines 5 drug stores in Mymensingh


A mobile court fined five medicine shops and sealed another for selling date expired medicines at Chechua Bazar in Muktagachha upazila of Mymensingh district on Tuesday. The court, led by Dr Umme Afsari Johra, upazila nirbahi officer of Muktagachha, fined four shops Tk 30,000 each and one shop Tk 20,000. …

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Roche Bangladesh celebrates World Cancer Day


To mark the World Cancer Day, international pharmaceutical company- Roche Bangladesh- organized a roundtable at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the capital on Thursday. Cancer specialists Prof Mofazzel Hossain, Prof Selim Reza, Singers Bappa Majumder, John Kabir, Elita Karim, members of cancer survivor family, Roche Bangladesh officials and media personals, …

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Two fake homeopaths jailed in Chapainawabganj


A mobile court in a drive sentenced two fake homeopathic doctors to three months’ imprisonment each in Chapainawabganj on Thursday. The convicts were identified as Md. Abdur Razzaq, 33, son of Md. Osman Gani of Naogaon village under Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha district and Hafej Md. Ali Hasan, 28, son of …

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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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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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Drug floods country


Peddlers prowl everywhere: Surge in addicts: Tk 50,000 cr business. The number of drug addicts is increasing in the country rapidly. There has been 16 per cent growth of drug takers every year. Presently, about seven million people are drug addicts in Bangladesh. Globally this number is 200 million. The …

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