Import of surgical masks, medical-use respirators needs FDA approval

Import of surgical masks and medical-use respirators are needed to seek FDA approval, said Dr. Khin Chit, Deputy Director-General of Food and Drug Administration Department (FDA), the Ministry of Health and Sports. “Earlier, COVID-19 prevention items, including surgical masks and medical-use respirators (N95/KN-95), were listed in those that did not require applying for an import […]

Aggressive marketing of baby milk poses health risk: report

Aggressive marketing by multinational manufacturers of baby formula hamper efforts to promote breastfeeding, which could be detrimental to babies’ health, according to a report by an international non-profit organisation promoting children’s rights. The Save the Children report, entitled “Don’t Push It,” noted the aggressive marketing strategies of six global companies that hold more than 50 […]