Toxic Paracetamol Syrup: Pay each victim’s family Tk 15 lakh

HC tells DGDA on deaths of children between 1991 and 2009
News Desk : dhakamirror.com
The High Court yesterday ordered the Directorate General of Drug Administration to pay Tk 15 lakh each to the families of 104 children who died after taking toxic paracetamol syrup in 1991 and 2009.
It also asked the DGDA to pay the victims’ families first and then collect the money from the companies or individuals responsible for producing the toxic

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67% medicine retailers not cognizant on antimicrobial drugs: DGDA

By Dhaka Mirror : dhakamirror.com
Around 67 percent of medicine retailers cannot identify antibiotics from regular medicines properly as they do not have adequate knowledge about antimicrobial drugs, finds a study by the Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA).
Sabrina Alam, assistant director at DGDA, disclosed the information at the dissemination programme on current antimicrobial resistance and the usage pattern in Bangladesh, at

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