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India Readies 72-Officer Force To Check Imported Drugs

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

India's chief regulator says his office is establishing a 72-officer work force to check the quality of imported drugs. Some of the inspectors and technical associates are to be sent to other countries to inspect drugs, a reversal of what has been the usual practice. The traveling inspectors are to begin moving in the first quarter of next year. Surinder Singh, the drug controller general of India, told a conference the DCGI also plans to cooperate with the country's port authorities to address the problem. (Click here for more



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