Archive for March, 2022

Guangdong: Implementing an OTC drug trading reform

March 15th, 2022 | by

On March 15, a pilot project was announced to allow the sale of OTC drugs in convenience stores operated by large trading groups which also own pharmacy retail chains under the titel “Implementation of the Pilot Program of Class-B OTC Drugs Trading Reform in Guangdong Province”. With this plan, Guangdong Province supports efforts to save costs by encouraging large chain convenience store headquarters and drug retail chain enterprises in the same group to integrate with one another. The public can take advantages of the pilot convenience stores’ 24 hour availability by purchasing commonly used OTC drugs. On the same day, Guangzhou and Dongguan cities launched the Drug Business License for large convenience store chains selling OTC drugs as the provinces’s first pilot program.


来源:新浪看点  2022.03.15




Guangzhou: Launching the 2022 “Household Expired Drugs Recycling Campaign”

March 14th, 2022 | by

On March 13, Guangzhou hosted the 2022 “Household Expired Drugs Recycling Campaign.” Guangzhou Baiyunshan Pharmaceutical Holdings Company Limited and Bank of China Guangzhou Liwan Sub-branch signed a strategic cooperation agreement at the event to investigate the combination of household expired drugs recycling and digital currency promotion. Citizens can give back their expired drugs and packages at special terminals operated by Jianmin Pharmacies in exchange for coupons or digital RMB. In the future, consumers will be able to spend their digital RMB at any of the retail stores.


来源:搜狐网  2022.03.14


Hunan: A System to promote the evaluation of adverse drug reactions and efficacy of hospital-made drugs

March 10th, 2022 | by

Recently, the Hunan Provincial Drug Administration, the Human Health Commission, and the Hunan Bureau of Traditional Chinese Medicine jointly issued a “Notice on the Launching of a System for Patient-driven Declaration of Adverse Drug Reactions and the Evaluation of the Efficacy of Hospital-made Drugs.” The Notice stated that beginning on May 1, 2022, hospitals and other medical institutions must download a special QR code for hospital-made drugs through that system and print it in in an obvious position on the instructions, labels, or internal and external packaging of the drugs. Patients who use hospital-made drugs can then scan the QR code with WeChat and log in with their real names to the system to report possible adverse drug reactions and efficacy of the medical drugs used.


来源:新浪财经  2022.03.10