Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Thursday pharma companies to ensure adequate stocks and availability of all drugs, including those for Covdi-19 management, in the supply chain up to the retail level amid rise in Covid cases in some countries. He reviewed the status, adequacy of Covid-19 management drugs and production capacities with representatives of pharma companies through a virtual conference here so that India is equipped to effectively handle any situation. This meeting was taken in view of the spike in Covid-19 cases in some countries including China, an official statement said. The companies were asked to keep a close watch on the global supply chain scenario.
Mandaviya reviews status of essential medicines, drugs