Non-compliance adding to expense of medications, promote corrupt practices: ADEH
Non-compliance adding to cost of medications, promote corrupt practices: ADEH
The Union federal government has no strategies to make the Uniform Code of Pharmaceutical Marketing Practices (UCPMP), which is indirectly linked to the cost of drugs charged by personal business, obligatory throughout the nation. H.N. Ananth Kumar, the then Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, had actually said in the Rajya Sabha in June 2016 that the voluntary code introduced in 2015 had actually not yielded preferred outcomes and that the federal government would make it necessary.
‘ Make it obligatory’
The ADEH has been requiring that the UCPMP be made compulsory to bring fairness in marketing of drugs as the industry had actually failed to comply with the code on a voluntary basis.
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