27 December, 2019
Syllabus subtopic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the threat of antimicrobial resistance; Challenges and efforts made by the world community; About DGCI
News: The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has asked authorities of all states and Union territories (UTs) to stop pharmacies from selling antibiotic drugs without a doctor’s prescription in a step aimed at tackling drug resistant bacteria.
Current scenario of Antibiotics market in India
What does this move signify?
Challenge of anti-microbial resistance
Situation in India
About Drug Controller General of India (DCGI)
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