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    TB awareness: Doctors, chemists use Ganeshutsav as tool

    Mumbai: As the devoted throng Ganesh pandals for darshan in Ghatkopar and Kurla, doctors and pharmacists have decided to utilise this ‘divine’ opportunity to create awareness on tuberculosis (TB). In 2017-18 alone, TB cases in the city rose by 33%.

  • Mumbai: Chemists unaware of government order, create H1N1 medicine scarcity

    Mumbai: Confusion reign for chemists in the city on whether they can keep stocks of swine flu medicines in their stores, due to which it resulted in a huge shortage of Tamiflu, a H1N1 medicine. Most chemist managers said they do not have a license to keep the stock of swine flu medicines. However, they are not aware of the government resolution which said all chemists can sell swine flu medicines.

  • Mumbai chemists not prepared for the new taxation system

    Mumbai: With the implementation of Goods and Services Tax in India, chemists fear that shortage of availability of medicines because some traders in the supply chain are yet to comply with the norms of the new regime. A senior official of the All-India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD) said they are still not ready to tackle GST as old stocks are still lying in pharmacy stores.

  • Ujjain: Retail, wholesale drug dealers observe strike

    Ujjain: Owners of retail and wholesale medical stores of the city kept their shops closed to support nationwide strike called by Chemists and Druggists Association of India on Tuesday. The drug dealers of the country are opposing proposed e-portal by Union government for selling of medicines.

  • Indore: Chemists warn of indefinite strike, give 15-day ultimatum to govt

    Indore: Large number of patients had to face trouble on Tuesday as medicine shops across the city remained close to protest the stringent regulations on the sale of medicines and to protest against the E-portals for selling medicines. On the call of All India Chemist and Druggist Association, more than 2800 members of Indore Chemist Association also joined the nationwide strike on Tuesday. All the chemist shops, even in hospitals,

  • Mumbai: 55,000 chemists in Maharashtra may shut in protest against e-pharmacy today

    Mumbai: In a major blow to patients and common man, 55,000 chemists shops in Maharashtra are likely to be closed today. This development comes on the back of The All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists (AIOCD) call for nation-wide protest against the Centre’s move to regularise online sale of drugs. Around 8.5 lakh chemist shops across India are said to be taking part in this strike. So, patients would be forced

  • Indore: Chemists on strike today, over 2800 shops to observe shut down

    Indore: Emergency patients and residents will have to face a tough time on Tuesday, as medicine shops will remain closed for a day to protest launching of E-portals for selling medicines. On the call of All India Chemist and Druggist Association, Indore Chemist Association will join the nationwide strike on Tuesday. More than 2800 shops of the city and nearby areas will be closed as solidarity to the strike.

  • Now, know if your beer has gone stale with this new app

    Washington D.C: Beer will never taste as good as it does in a brewery’s tap room, but one should be able to judge how fresh it is and try to avoid stale beer. Now, there is an app so that you don’t miss the “drinking window” of a beer.