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Health ministry notifies new draft rules for online sale of drugs

Online pharmacies will need to register with the government of India to sell medicines through the internet and will be bound a set of new draft rules that were notified by the health ministry recently. The new draft rules require online pharmacies to be registered under Central Drugs Standard Control… Read more »

Public health dept data: Children form 10 per cent of Maharashtra’s leprosy pool

Even as the Union Health Ministry’s deadline to eliminate leprosy across the country by 2018 approaches, in Maharashtra alone, children account for 10.11 per cent of the state’s total leprosy burden, indicating that the bacterial infection is still spreading among children. Leprosy is an infectious disease caused by mycobacteria laprae… Read more »