Vietnam Pharmacies Fail To Meet Good Pharmacy Standards
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Vietnam's pharmacies are falling short of the government's goal of meeting set standards by the end of 2011, according to the Ha Noi Health Department. The agency said only one-fifth of the city's 1,500 licensed drug stores meet Vietnam's 2007 Good Pharmacy Standards. The standards require drugs to state their origins and drugs must be sold according to physician prescriptions by a pharmacy specializing in pharmaceuticals, among other rules. (Click here for more
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