Clinical trial of first Chinese herbal medicine conducted in Pakistan.


KARACHI -- Pakistani and Chinese experts have described the successful clinical trial of the first traditional Chinese medicine 'Yinhuang Qingfei Capsules' in Pakistan as a revolutionary step in the country's health care system, saying that the herb based Chinese medicine will be the alternate of antibiotics for chronic bronchitis patients. In order to introduce the effective treatment strategies and drugs for patients with chronic bronchitis in Pakistan, clinical confirmatory trials were conducted by the Center for Bioequivalence Studies and Clinical Research (CBSCR), which works as a component of Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, University of Karachi. They were speaking at the press conference held at the Golden Jubilee Hall of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi on Saturday. Director ICCBS Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary, Prof. Dr. M. Raza Shah, the in-charge of the clinical trial project, and Chinese officials, including Mr. Guo Chunshui, Commercial Counsellor of Consulate General in Karachi.

Mr. Jian Zhang, Vice Chairperson of Hunan Provincial Committee of CPPCC, Chairperson of Hunan Federation of Industry and Commerce, President of Hunan General Chamber of Commerce, and Mr. Feibao Chen, President of Hunan Anbang Pharmaceutical Company addressed the conference. Prof. Iqbal Choudhary congratulated the Pakistani scholars to reach the milestone of conducting the successful clinical trial of the first traditional Chinese medicine in Pakistan. He said that this was a historic occasion since that it was the first...

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