BY: PRATIK VORA
Intellectual property rights (IPR) are playing a key role in every field during the 21st century. The pharmaceutical field does not remain out of the IPR storm. IPR principally involve patents, designs, trademarks, geographical indications, and copyright. Under the purview of pharmaceuticals, patents play a vital role. Continue reading
By Pratik Vora
How many of us would like it if we could make direct appointments with the same doctor every time and meet him or her in a kiosk near our house at a time we propose? I think almost all of us. Because now, in the modern era, time is money and everyone wants to be healthy in order to use the money! In order to stay healthy, “Health ATM” is the new term to know, coined to develop the facility described above. Continue reading
Yatin Shah is a Post-graduate student of Pharmacy at Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Ramanbhai Patel College of Pharmacy, Charotar
University of Science and Technology (CHARUSAT), Changa, India.
Pratik Vora received his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the Gujarat Technological University with fourth rank, and since mid-2012, has been a postgraduate student in pharmaceutics at Parul Institute of Pharmacy, India. Vora is doing his research work in Torrent Research Center, Gandhinagar.
In an effort to encourage rational prescribing of antibiotics and minimize the development of resistance to antimicrobials in India, the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has introduced Schedule H1 to take major vicissitudes on antibiotics. The new provision calls for monitoring the sale and supply of covered schedule drugs by recording the name and address of prescriber, the name of the patient, the name of the drug, and the quantity supplied in a separate register. These records shall be maintained for three years and open for inspection. Continue reading