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Drug regulatory reforms for improving quality

A strong drug regulation system is essential for India, as it not only supplies quality drugs to its own population but is responsible for meeting 20 per cent of the global demand

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Illustration: Ajaya Mohanty

Sudhansh Pant
The Indian pharmaceutical sector has played a pivotal role in enhancing global health outcomes, as well as increasing global availability of cost-effective medication, thus garnering India the moniker of the “pharmacy of the world”. Multiple initiatives have been taken in the recent past for strengthening the drug regulatory system to augment the quality of the drugs being manufactured in the country for the domestic market as well as for exports.

Keeping better quality management in mind, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has framed the draft Drugs, Medical Devices and Cosmetics Bill, 2023, to make it more relevant for
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First Published: Oct 19 2023 | 10:40 PM IST

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