Haryana AYUSH policy aims free and uninterrupted supply of high quality medicines

haryana mapThe Haryana government today notified the Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) Medicine Procurement Policy, 2016 which aims to ensure a free and uninterrupted supply of high quality medicines in the state.

Every batch of medicines would undergo testing before it is distributed through government hospitals, ‘swasthay kendras’, dispensaries, ‘panchkarma’ centres and National Health Mission (NHM) institutions in the state, officials said.

In view of a directive by the of Union Ministry of AYUSH, medicines having World Health Organization (WHO) certification or AYUSH Premium Mark would be preferrably procured, the official said.

An online system would be set up to closely monitor demand generation, procurement, supply and consumption process by December 31, 2017 or earlier.


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