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Pains of an Southern African

The government and the ministry of health in particular should try to make sure that medication needed by patients is readily available at hospitals. Recently, one of my relatives was admitted at a district hospital and I was surprised that all the needed medication had to be sourced from outside. 244 more words

US FDA announces updated drug shortages list

U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has updated information on Drug Shortages.

As of October 8, 2015, this is the list of FDA Drug Shortages: 141 more words


The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Pharma Day*

A challenge

You are passionate about providing an intervention (drug or device) to a group of patients who can’t access the current options due to availability or pricing. 545 more words

Many reasons for shortage of drugs: 'Nothing being done'

After a patient had been frantically seeking an iron injection from pharmacies across Windsor, Gus Spanic provided two vials, which he luckily had in stock. 528 more words


Life or Death Decision

State lawmakers are faced with a life or death decision, literally.

The fateful decision must be made due to a shortage of sodium thiopental, an anesthetic used for lethal injections for subjects receiving the death penalty. 478 more words


FDA Warning Letters – Their Relationship to Drug Shortages -- An Interesting Counterpoint

Recently (June 12, 2014) I authored a Blog re: “FDA Warning Letters – Their Relationship to Drug Shortages”.  This Blog elicited several very interesting comments.  Within this Blog, I noted that Douglas C. 450 more words

FDA Compliance