PM asks to inspect licensing process for VN Pharma

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered an inspection on the licensing process for VN Pharma’s medicine import, circulation registration and winning drug bid.

PM asks to inspect licensing process for VN Pharma

The PM ordered to inspect licensing process and circulation permit of seven drugs made by Helix Pharmaceuticals in Canada.
Additionally, inspectors must send its report of VN Pharma’s winning the contract to provide medicine for the hospitals nationwide to the PM’s office before December 31.
The Vietnamese pharmaceutical company importing substandard cancer medicine stirred the public. In the government’ annual working session in August, the PM asked the Ministry of Health to report the case yet the Ministry’s report was not clear.
Accordingly, inspectors are assigned to review all procedures transparently and publicize.

By PHAN THAO - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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