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Brazilian Pharma Sector Submits Drug Waste Proposals

Posted 06 May 2014 | By Louise Zornoza

After several extensions of the deadline by the Brazilian government, the Brazilian pharmaceutical sector has finally submitted three suggestions to the Ministry of Environment for a pharmaceutical sectoral agreement on the disposal of medicines by consumers .

After review by the Ministry, a final proposal will be submitted for consideration to the Steering Committee for the Implementation of Reverse Logistics Systems (CORI), which is coordinated by the Ministry of Environment and composed of four ministries: Health, Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, Agriculture and Supply and Finance.

If the Steering Committee accepts the proposal of the business sector, representatives of industry will be invited to sign the final sectoral agreement.

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