FDA head says working with India to improve drug quality, safety

Tags: FDA, News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working with Indian regulators to enhance the quality and safety of drugs made there, the FDA's Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said on Tuesday.

Hamburg also urged Indian regulators to work closely with their foreign peers.

Hamburg was speaking to reporters at the end of a visit to India which follows FDA decisions to ban the shipment of drugs to the United States from plants of leading Indian drugmakers including Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd and Wockhardt Ltd .

During a visit that started on February 10, Hamburg met the Indian drugs regulator and health ministry officials as well as executives of local drugmakers.

Post new comment

E-mail ID will not be published
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Regional parties that brought diversity to Indian democracy are at a dead end

    In the two decades, which began in 1989, when the paradigm of coalition politics came to dominate central governments, it would have sounded far-fetch

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

Chander Mohan Sethi

CMD, Reckitt Benckiser India

COLUMNIST

Tushar Gandhi

Sustainable model for rural sanitation

Prime minister Narendra Modi has promised to build a toilet ...

Kuruvilla Pandikattu SJ

What we can learn from agnosticism

As an agnostic, the American writer David Breeden is aware ...

Shona Adhikari

When women to birds become a painter’s muses

This week the focus is on renowned artist Amitabha Banerjee, ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture