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    Medicine Distributors In Islamabad

  • Distributors slam third LPG price hike in 10 days

    LAHORE: LPG Distri­butors Association of Pakistan has expressed concerns over increase in the LPG price for the third time in last 10 days by marketing companies and has urged the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) to intervene into the matter and stop those planning to further increase the price before start of winter...

    According to the association, the marketing companies on Monday increased the fuel’s price by Rs5 per kilogram...
  • Drugs court rules: Warranties by wholesalers, distributors sheer violation of laws

    LAHORE: Declaring warranties by unuthorised medicine wholesalers and distributors illegal and sheer violation of laws, the Lahore Division Drugs Court has directed the provincial authorities to stop this menace to prevent sale of spurious and substandard life-saving drugs...

    “It is of great concern that such unlawful warranties are being produced by chemists/wholesalers/distributors which have been making the cases more challenging...

  • LPG distributors give 72-hour ultimatum

    LAHORE: The Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Distributors Association on Tuesday gave a 72-hour deadline to the government and marketing companies for withdrawing the illegal price hike or risk shutter down...

    Addressing a press conference, the association’s chairman Irfan Khokhar said that distributors will stop supplies to Lahore and Gujranwala divisions...

  • Medicine shortage

    Meanwhile, also on Monday, at the Senate in Islamabad, several senators expressed concern at what they referred to as the unchecked trade of spurious medicines and the ‘cartelisation’ of the pharmaceutical sector...

  • Indian guru defends ‘son-bearing’ medicine amid row

    NEW DELHI: A hugely popular Indian guru launched a defence on Friday of one of his herbal drugs, whose name claims to help women conceive sons, amid a row embroiling Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government...

    Baba Ramdev, who has millions of devotees through his yoga TV show, said the drug helped with infertility and not sex selection, a highly sensitive issue in India where boys are preferred to girls
  • PTI getting taste of its own medicine

    PESHAWAR: The sit-in staged by PTI in Islamabad against the federal government last year seems to be haunting its own government in the provincial capital where blockade of road near the provincial assembly has become the order of the day...

  • DRAP ‘denies’ vital medicine to hepatitis C patients

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Young Pharmacists Association (PYPA) has alleged that the Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) is deliberating delaying registration of a low-priced hepatitis C drug, ignoring the need of hundreds of millions of patients awaiting the medicine...

    She said M/s Everest Pharmaceuticals Islamabad had offered Rs398 price for each 400mg tablet which was the lowest compared to the other competitors...

  • Foreign experts hail Pakistan’s role in sports medicine

    KARACHI: Foreign delegates have lauded Pakistan’s contribution in creating awareness about sports medicine globally in general and across the country in particular...

    “Pakistan played a lead role in the setting up of the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM) in 1990 as the late Dr Nishat Malik was elected its founding secretary during that year,” they observed...

  • Population official caught selling donated medicine

    According to sources, in response to a tip-off, a team led by drug inspector Malik Arshad raided a building at Thatta Khalil road, where an official of the tehsil population welfare department was caught selling birth control medicine to a buyer...

    He claimed that he was officially given the task of selling prescribed quantities of birth control medication to different hospitals and clinics and was charging Rs300 for each medicine......

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