Tag Archives: Medicines

Rs 0.5m pilfered medicines seized

Health Executive District Officer (EDO) team raided a Public Call Office (PCO) in front of Jinnah Hospital’s emergency ward and seized hospital-marked medicines worth Rs 0.5 million. Anaesthesia, radiology and dialysis medicines

No check on sale of fake medicines

QUETTA – Officials in government departments are working with the manufacturers and sellers of fake, sub-standard and spurious medicines in the country, especially in Balochistan.
Fake medicines are prepared in Orangi Town and Kachi Galli of Karachi, Pashtoonabad, Marriabad and adjoining areas of the provincial metropolis, sources within the Health department said, adding that anti-social elements filled wheat flour in empty capsules and coloured chemical water in bottles,

Senate body asks govt to withdraw GST on food items, medicines

ISLAMABAD: Finalising its recommendations, the Senate Standing Committee on Finance has unanimously asked the government to withdraw sales tax on food items, medicine and education-related stationery material, as proposed in the Reformed General Sales Tax Bill 2010.
The committee also asked the government that flood surcharge should not be imposed on people or firms having annual income less than Rs 500,000.
The committee said that all the above-mentioned items were part and

PPMA to provide medicines to poor patients

Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) Chairman Khawaja Shahzeb Akram said the pharmaceutical industry would provide the Punjab government medicines for distribution to poor patients.
Shahzeb was leading a fifty member delegation in a meeting with the Punjab health secretary. Shahzeb said, “We will continue to support the health department”. He also briefed the Punjab health secretary on the problems faced by the Pharmaceutical Industry with regards