The Punjab Minister for Primary and Secondary Healthcare, Dr. Jamal Nasir, has issued an extreme caution to all those collecting pharmaceuticals, highlighting how the government has developed a mobile phone application to help detect shortages swiftly and put an end to pharmaceutical notice.
He went on to clarify throughout an assembly of the Provincial Drugs Quality Control Board on Monday that this issue mobile device’s usage will not only offer current information on medicine access, but it will also assist in locating those individuals who are secretly collecting and then selling medicines at overpriced rates in order to generate false shortages of those medicines.
The ‘Drug Shortage Report’ application is accessible for downloading through the Google Play Store. Apparently to the minister, you can alert the government utilizing this app of any cases of medicines shortages, insufficient supply, or excessive price in the marketplace.
The mobile application additionally enables you to alert problems to drug inspectors directly and track concerns with a monitoring ID.
Dr. Nasir addressed an argument that it is improper for individuals to make profit illegally by marketing medicines at high prices.
Dr. Nasir additionally gave authorities orders for making sure that the rules and regulations established forward at pharmacy stores are strictly adhered to. To continue to keep up the quality of the medicines at these shops and pharmacies, he highlighted the importance of strict adherence to standard operating protocols (SOPs), in particular those related to conditions, lighting, and personal hygiene.
He sent an instruction that everyone running a medical store lacking a license must obtain it instantly or suffer punishment.
The pharmaceutical inspectors responsible for the investigation would be made responsible if an unregistered pharmaceutical shop is brought into being in service, the minister of healthcare underscored.