Course :- Burning Issues Decoded (BID) Lesson:- Health Care in India (3/3) Presented By Nithin Kunneparambil
New Development . We have many equipment in the Markets for measure blood sugar level, Blood pressure etc .Each of them shows different results Cant assure quality in this respect . Hence government has to step in. . Hence government has announced to notify 4 medical equipment into the DRUGS AND COSMETICS ACT, 1940.
What happens now? Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) will check its import, export and sale . BIS will certify them, only then they will be sold Quality can be assured. That means market will open up and the price is likely to fall
Future course of actions Progressively and incrementally to include more equipments under its ambit . MRI . CT Scan Dialysis PET Defribrillators Bone Marrow Cell instruments. Implantable instruments.
Drugs and India . Huge Market and also India is leading pharma Giant in the world Recently we had banned many Fixed drug combination in June 2018 It was suggested by Kokate Committee,2016 as one of the reasons This is done by DRUG TECHNICAL ADVISORY BOARD
Drugs Technical Advisory Board . Highest statutory decision making body Constituted as per drugs and cosmetics Act, 1940 Part of the central drugs standards control Organization in the ministry of Health and Family welfare