Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, Might 1
To make sure availability of remdesivir injection to Covid-19 sufferers, the UT Well being Division will procure it from the open market or allocation by the Authorities of India and distribute amongst all authorities and personal hospitals treating contaminated individuals.
The sale of remdesivir via non-public distributor or chemists has been banned within the UT. The Well being Division will distribute the injection to authorities or non-public hospitals on cost-to-cost foundation. Non-public hospitals can cost the identical price from the affected person. Hospitals can apply for remdesivir injection by writing to the Director, Well being and Household Welfare, Chandigarh, through electronic mail at [email protected]
The supply of the injections can be topic to the justification of the demand together with all of the related medical information. The provision of the remdesivir injection to hospitals can be based mostly on the supply of inventory. The hospitals receiving the jab must submit a day by day report on sufferers to whom it was administered.
Rohit Seth, an advocate in Chandigarh, mentioned, “How can just one officer and one electronic mail id obtain functions and medical stories of sufferers to sanction remdesivir injection. Thousand of coronavirus sufferers are beneath remedy and if the injection can be offered to them topic to availability and provide by the Authorities of India, then it’s higher that each one chemists ought to promote it, at the least some sufferers will get it in time. Sufferers are battling in opposition to life. How can their relations await the end result of emails and be at mercy of the authorities.”