Information of medicines as well as their producers and distributers is now available on the website drugbank.vn. (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Information of medicines as well as their producers and distributers is now available on the website drugbank.vn - the first drug and medicine databank in Vietnam, which was launched by the Ministry of Health’s Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV) in Hanoi on August 12. At the launching ceremony, Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong affirmed that as an archive of over 13,300 kinds of drugs, nearly 41,000 drug producers, distributors and pharmacists with practising certificates, the databank makes it easier for organisations, businesses, doctors and local people to look up drugs and their quality and prices, and drugstores nationwide meeting standards set by the Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP). Besides helping state management agencies keep a close watch on the history of the drug development and pharmaceutical businesses’ … [Read more...] about Drug administration launches pharmaceuticals databank
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The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has named 16 dog food brands linked to reports of canine dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), also known as canine heart disease, in the last five years. A Golden retriever waits in the benching area at the 143rd Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City. (File photo: AFP/Timothy A Clary) Canine DCM is a disease of a dog’s heart muscle that results in an enlarged heart. In a report by the agency published last Thursday (Jun 27), popular dog food brands Acana, Zignature and Taste of the Wild were each linked to more than 50 reports of canine DCM between January 2014 and April 2019, while 13 other brands were linked to at least 10 reports of DCM each. Brands that were named in fewer than 10 reports were not disclosed in the report. Of the brands that were named, FDA said: "It is important to note that the graph below is based on reports that included brand information and that some reports named multiple … [Read more...] about 16 dog food brands linked to canine heart disease: FDA
These workers have signed up for a diverse range of classes ranging from "Starting a Podcast" to "Dealing with Change." The one-day event was organized by the School of Public Affairs at American University and billed as a chance to engage in free learning and networking opportunities. But for many of the 550 people who signed up, it was a welcome opportunity to tackle the boredom and stress they have been facing since a budgetary impasse over a border wall sought by President Donald Trump but opposed by Democrats forced the partial closure of the government on December 22. Some 800,000 workers have been affected, forced either to stay at home or work without pay until the government is funded. "My wife was very happy to get me out of the house," quipped Adam Santo, a senior official in the U.S. Department of Commerce. "I do childcare for my daughter, take care of the house making dinner, the laundry," he said of the three weeks he has now spent at home. For Matthew Garlipp, who lives … [Read more...] about Bored and stressed, US workers hit by shutdown head back to school
Legal conformity and persistence key to exporting goods to U.S.By Huynh Kim A view of the roundtable discussion – PHOTO: HUYNH KIM CAN THO – Two entrepreneurs doing business in the United States have advised Mekong Delta firms to work in line with the law and to be persistent in their efforts if they wish to export their products to the world’s largest economy. The Can Tho Promotion Agency held a roundtable discussion yesterday, which put forward ways to boost exports of agricultural products in Can Tho City and the Mekong Delta as a whole to the United States. The event gathered some 100 firms based in the Mekong Delta. Having lived in the United States for 38 years, Simon Ky Tran, director of Bfarmusa Company, is an experienced consultant for Vietnamese firms, helping them export their agricultural products to the United States successfully. This includes rice in Can Tho City and sugar of Thanh Thanh Cong Group in Tay Ninh Province. He noted that it took … [Read more...] about Legal conformity and persistence key to exporting goods to U.S.
U.S. food safety agency asserts Vietnamese tra fish quality compatibilityBy Trung Chanh Workers check the weight of tra fish fillets at a Vietnamese seafood producer – PHOTO: TRUNG CHANH CAN THO – The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) under the United States Department of Agriculture has proposed the Office of the Federal Register amend the Siluriformes fish inspection regulations to list Vietnam as a country eligible to export Siluriformes fish and fish products to the United States. Vietnamese catfish, under the Siluriformes order, mainly tra fish (Pangasius), will be qualified to be shipped to the United States if the proposal is approved. The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers told The Saigon Times today, September 17, that after receiving the proposal from the FSIS, the Federal Register posted a draft, seeking feedback for the request. The FSIS proposed this action because the agency had reviewed Vietnam’s laws, regulations … [Read more...] about U.S. food safety agency asserts Vietnamese tra fish quality compatibility