blue-check Advertisements for drugs’ incorrect utilities shall be stopped

Notice No. 211/TB-VPCP dated July 20th, 2022 of the Government Office on Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam's conclusion at the meeting on issues relating to the drug advertising on television and the shortfall of drugs and medical devices and human resource
Posted: 21/7/2022 1:01:40 PM | Latest updated: 1/8/2022 2:24:16 PM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5500 | Vietlaw: 571

Aiming to rectify violations in advertising of drugs, functional foods on television (such as overstating effects, advertising incorrect utilities of drugs, antisocial presentation, etc.), the Government requested the Ministry of Health to review all advertisement contents of drugs, functional foods already confirmed in order to stop the violated advertisements.

In addition, the Government also requests the health sector to take responsibility for confirming specialized contents relating to types of drugs, functional foods before allowing the publication of advertisements and publicize the confirmed contents on website in order for inspecting, investigating agencies, enterprises providing advertising services, etc. to have ground to carry out.

Ms Phuong Thao (
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