Medical items only at registered pharmacies from April 1
Syringes, medicines used for syringes and gloves used for surgical
operations would be sold only in registered pharmacies from April 1,
Health Ministry sources said. Permission in this regard will be granted
only to registered pharmacies and OsuSalas, according to the Health
The circular regarding this matter will be issued with the signature
of Director of the Cosmetic Devices and Drug Regulatory Authority, Dr.
Medical equipment is sold even at coffee and tea shops and other
shops close to hospitals. Some such items are poor in quality and have
even expired, the sources said.Certain syringes are stained.
This decision has been taken considering the welfare of patients,
sources pointed out.