Jan Aushadhi centres in govt hospitals soon

Jan Aushadhi centres in govt hospitals soon

The government is all set to launch ‘Jan Aushadhi’ centres in all taluk and district hospitals across the state by May-end, said director, health and family welfare department, Dr Nataraj. There are also plans to launch these centres at 30 community health centres and expand them in future.

He said private pharmacies in government hospitals will be shut down. Dr Nataraj said the state government has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Health to open as many as 300 Jan Aushadhi centres, which will be increased by 200 in future.