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10 per cent drugs in government supply chain below standard

A national level survey conducted by National Institute of Biologicals over two years has found that around 10 per cent of the drugs in government’s supply chain are substandard or “not of standard quality (NSQ)”. The National Drug Survey 2014-16 also declared that around 3 per cent of the drugs sourced from retail outlets were marked NSQ.

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