Orientation programme on Operation of Pharmacy held

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Dimapur, August 10: A 1-day Orientation Programme on Operation of Pharmacy with regard to Legal matters as per Drug & Cosmetic Act 1940 and Rules 195, Offences and Penalties under Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and Rules 1945 was held with the proprietors and sales personnel of pharmacy in Zunheboto town on August 3 at ART Centre, District Hospital.
Lutovi Phucho, Drug Inspector, CMO Office, Zunheboto was the resource person, he briefed the participants about the licence and functions and operations of pharmacy.
He elaborated about the proper documentation of files, register, cash memo receipt book in pharmacy and also maintenance of Schedule H1 drugs and responsibilities.
He also emphasized on procurement of drugs/medicines from licenced wholesalers/supplier and also highlighted about information on expired drugs and disposal.
Lutovi Phucho also explained about proper storage of vaccines/ Sera/ toxoids/ thermolabile drugs and sale of restricted drugs.
The orientation ends with questions and discussion hour. Altogether 30 proprietors and sales personnel attended the orientation programme. (Page News Service)