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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launches 6th edition of National Formulary of India

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 29, Oct 2021
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Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday launched the 6th edition of National Formulary of India to promote rational use of medicines in the country.

Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission has published the National Formulary of India, NFI. Speaking at the event, Dr. Mandaviya appreciated the efforts of all the experts, doctors and researchers who contributed in the compilation of new edition.

He said that NFI, 2021 will act as a guidance document for all the healthcare professionals such as clinicians, pharmacists, nurses and dentists. It will play a crucial role in daily clinical practices.

Dr. Mandaviya said that medicines behave differently in different bodies and it is important to know about the content, impact and side effects of medicines. He said, the NFI will be very beneficial for Clinicians and Healthcare professionals while prescribing the medicines to the patients.

Sources : News On Air