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Monthly Archives:
November 2013

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Canada: New protocol and toolkit for managing drug shortages hinge on voluntary reporting by manufacturers

Health Canada recently announced the release of the Protocol for the Notification and Communication of Drug Shortages (PDF) (the “National Protocol“) and the Multi-Stakeholder Toolkit(PDF) (the “Toolkit“) developed by the Multi-Stakeholder Steering Committee on Drug Shortages.[1]  The National Protocol and Toolkit were published amid increasing concern over the ongoing issue of drug shortages in Canada.  Both […]

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Zambia: Govt blames clinicians for drug shortages

HEALTH Minister Joseph Kasonde has blamed some clinicians for perceived drug shortages because they prescribe drugs without checking if they are available.   Dr Kasonde, however, said the introduction of new treatment guidelines would bring order and harmonise the dispensing of drugs.   He said the new guidelines, which were disease-oriented, reflected the consensus on […]

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Specialty pharmacies fill execution drug shortage, raising concerns

Death penalty states, suddenly faced with a shortage of drugs for executions, are increasingly turning to loosely regulated compounding pharmacies for the lethal dose — raising concerns about safety and secrecy. Compounding pharmacies, which mix drugs under custom orders, drew national attention last year, after a meningitis outbreak killed 64 people and was traced to […]

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