Strict action : Crackdown on fake drugs continues

Published: October 11, 2018


QUETTA: In line with the directives of Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan, the Balochistan Health Department on Wednesday continued their crackdown on the medical stores in Quetta involved in the sale of counterfeit medicines.

The health department’s medical teams visited medical stores in the provincial capital and examined the medicines being sold there.

During their visits, drug inspectors instructed all medical store owners to hire qualified staff. The inspectors warned that strict action would be taken against the companies and stores found involved in selling fake medicines.

The health department has also instructed the deputy commissioners to provide full support to the medical teams in the crackdown.

The drug inspectors inspected 42 medical stores in the first week of October. They also sealed two medical stores.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 11th, 2018.


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