GS-III: Science & Technology

Why India needs to strengthen its regulatory mechanisms to prevent the antibiotic misuse?

October 20, 2018

Lack of robust regulatory regime has resulted in the manipulations by the manufacturers to satisfy their business agendas. This overuse and abuse of the antibiotics in India will result in long term ramifications. Instances of abuse by the manufacturers It was observed that the world’s largest veterinary drug-maker Zoetis was selling antibiotics as growth promoters

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