In the afternoon of August 12, the Ministry of Health announces the Pharmaceutical Data Bank, helps look up drugs through the website or on mobile applications.
Users can look up information about drugs in Vietnam through Drugbank.vn . According to Mr. Vu Tuan Cuong, Director of Drug Administration, Ministry of Health, this is the first pharmaceutical database system to support industry management quickly, conveniently and consistently, helping the development of the enterprises and awareness of health - health as well as people's habit of using drugs.
"The data warehouse contains more than 10,000 circulating drugstores, nearly 41,000 certified drug manufacturers and distributors, and the Bank provides a comprehensive search platform via website or above. Mobile application, " Cuong said.
According to Mr. Cuong, the pharmaceutical data bank was born to bring many benefits to users, from management agencies, medical doctors, pharmaceutical enterprises and communities. Regulatory agencies easily track the change history of drugs and business operations over time, quickly two-way interaction to update information, help control drug quality, distribution status and circulation. Drugs, support managing drug prices in the fastest and effective way.
Doctors also have access to the most complete database of all drugs currently circulating in Vietnam, updating the latest information on drugs, to appoint treatment. In particular, the bank helps people access the most complete database system of all currently circulating drugs, supporting the knowledge of safe and effective use of drugs - effective - economic, and accurate information search. medicine origin, medicine price, GPP system of pharmacies.
Deputy Minister Truong Quoc Cuong said that the Drug Administration of Vietnam is one of the few national management agencies to build a database of drugs and provide search tools for the community."Drugbank.vn marked a new milestone in Vietnam's drug management, started the electronic management period, modern and transparent," Deputy Minister Cuong said.