This is the second issue of the bulletin for the year 2006. Several topical issues that are of current relevance and importance are hereby brought to our readers attention .We certainly hoped that the information covered has been magnificently useful particularly to the health professionals and the public in general.
This edition is brought to you with usual format:
The scientific information update column reviews topics on treatment, prevention
and clinical manifestations of Cryptococcosis among HIV- infected people as well
as other pertinent issues like Antibiotics for surgial prophylaxis
The regulatory tips column concentrates on the Inclusion of New Drug in to the NDL
Among other Current issues, Antimalarial Drug Resistance and Artemisinin-based
combination therapy is being stated briefly on its own column.
News updates on recent activities of the authority are sorted out in its very own column
A self-assessment test is being presented on its usual column for our readers active
participation in the line of duty. Readers are kindly requested to send attempted
answers. Answers will be posted on the next issue.
Last of all, we, the editors, take this opportunity to invite our readers to provide their feedback and suggestions regarding the bulletin so that we can make this more useful. You are welcome to write and send us drug and therapeutics related articles for our bulletin. We value them a lot.