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MHLW Notifies of Revisions of Ministerial Ordinances to Prevent Distribution of Counterfeit Drugs
(Feb.7.2018)

The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) issued a drug safety bulletin on February 6 informing of countermeasures the government has taken after the counterfeit Harvoni (ledipasvir + sofosbuvir) scandal. To prevent the distribution of counterfeit drugs, the government has revised three ministerial ordinances including the enforcement regulations of the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Law. The revised ordinances went into effect on January 31 ...
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