ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Peacemeal and Ineffective

THE Hathi Committee was among the earliest to formally point out that if the production and marketing of pharmaceuticals were to be regulated so that the best and the cheapest drugs are available to those who need it, the first level of the programme should be to narrow the spectrum of available combinations, by weeding out the unnecessary and the hazardous. Since then the principle of a regulated drug market has undergone much change. The notion of each country evolving a list of banned and bannable drugs has received wide international approval and has been fully implemented in Bangladesh

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