Drug shortages

Jun 2, 2023
The FDA on June 2 told AHA that is has worked with Qilu Pharmaceuticals and Apotex Corp. to temporarily import cisplatin, a drug used in chemotherapy, after a national shortage.
Mar 27, 2023
New drug shortages increased nearly 30% last year to their highest level in almost five years, according to a report released last week by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee for a hearing on the issue.
Aug 5, 2022
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is asking hospitals to complete a questionnaire by Aug. 12
Jun 29, 2022
The AHA will continue to monitor the baby formula supply shortage and work with hospitals to ensure access to the needed supplies. Explore AHA’s and resources from the FDA, White House, HHS and others on this page.
May 26, 2022
The webpage offers resources to help during the formula shortage.
May 19, 2022
The action gives the HHS Secretary authority to allocate all ingredients necessary to manufacture infant formula in response to the U.S. shortage.
May 18, 2022
The mental health bill includes AHA-supported legislation that would reauthorize and expand a program that addresses maternal depression.
May 16, 2022
In a letter today, AHA asked GE Healthcare to provide additional information to help member hospitals manage the current shortage of GE intraveneous contrast mediaproducts for computed tomography imaging.
May 12, 2022
The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee yesterday voted unanimously to advance the bills to the full committee.
May 10, 2022
A GE Healthcare facility that makes the contrast media in Shanghai, China, had to shut down temporarily due to a COVID-19 lockdown.