Tag: State Health Society of Bihar

‘NMCH bought drugs, caused Rs 1 crore loss to exchequer’

‘NMCH bought drugs, caused Rs 1 crore loss to exchequer’

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Even as the vigilance probe continues into the irregularities made in purchase of drugs at PMCH, a fresh scandal of equipment and drug purchase at Nalanda Medical College & Hospital (NMCH) at prices higher than the rates quoted by lowest bidders has come to light. The state exchequer suffered a loss of Rs 1.01 […]

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Drugs bought at ‘inflated’ prices

Drugs bought at ‘inflated’ prices

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: There are more skeletons tumbling out of the Bihar Medical Services Infrastructure Corporation Limited’s purchase and supply of drugs. The state government undertaking has been accused of not only supplying substandard and ‘misbranded’ drugs to hospitals, but also buying medicine and equipment at disproportionate prices. The differences in the rates fixed for medicines by […]

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World’s largest school-based deworming programme in Bihar

World’s largest school-based deworming programme in Bihar

| January 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over 17 million children in Bihar were targeted for deworming treatment using Albendazole, on 23rd January 2014. Albendazole is drug recommended by the World Health Organization to combat parasitic worms, and has been safely used to treat hundreds of millions of children worldwide. This was the third round of deworming using Albendazole in Bihar state, […]

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