Govt to take action against smuggled drugs: Health Minister

ISLAMABAD   -   Caretaker Federal Minister for Health Dr. Nadeem Jan issued an order to start a crackdown against counter­feit, unregistered, and smug­gled drugs. According to a spokesperson of the Minis­try of Health, the minister directed that the sale stor­age and distribution points of all such medicines should be stopped immediately. Dr Nadeem Jan said that strict legal action should be taken against the elements in­volved in these unregistered fake medicines. He said that the scope of surveillance in the market should be in­creased with checks on dis­tributors, medical stores, and wholesalers in the mar­kets. The minister said that effective measures are being taken for the uninterrupted supply of quality and safe medicines to the people.

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