Business Hub _ Cairo _ Mona El Sayed
The Egyptian Medicines Authority, and its branches in the governorates, In coordination with the various regulatory and security authorities, Intensive inspection campaigns on many pharmaceutical establishments, during the month of June; To monitor the regulation of the pharmaceutical market, and tightening control over the circulation of pharmaceutical preparations, Controlling any circulation of medicines and medical supplies in unlicensed places. Ensure that the drug is available at the nominal price indicated on the package.
The pharmacy inspection passed nearly 9,000 pharmacy establishments. Between public and private pharmacies, drug stores and distribution companies, As many as 1,300 violations were detected. Among the lecturers of commercial fraud, and illegal smuggled drugs that are not registered with the Egyptian Medicines Authority, And records of the absence of the responsible pharmacist or his representative, Practicing a profession without a license.
and in the lake; The inspectors of the authority, in cooperation with the Department of Monitoring and Field Follow-up at the governorate’s general office, and the Consumer Protection Agency, the regional branch in Beheira, And the local unit of the center and city of Berrechid, with Large campaign on pharmacies in the city of Rashid.
The campaigns managed to seize 2,350 tablets. And 50 bags of medicine between an expired drug, smuggled and not registered with the Egyptian Medicines Authority, The total seized amounted to 150,000 pounds. Lecturers of the facts were prepared for submission to the Public Prosecution.
This comes within the framework of the directives of the political leadership regarding the tightening and control of markets. Enhancing the concepts of maintaining the efficacy, quality and safety of pharmaceutical products circulating in the Egyptian pharmaceutical market.