Provision of quality medicines to be ensured

ISLAMABAD, Mar 21 (APP):The Policy Board of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has taken a decisive step towards the provision of quality medicines and eradication of spurious and falsified drugs. In a meeting of DRAP Policy Board, the board directed all the pharmaceutical companies to print barcodes on the packaging of all local… Continue reading Provision of quality medicines to be ensured

Drug shortage prompt research for alternate cure of overlooked leishmaniasis

PESHAWAR, Mar 17 (APP):Experts in medicine, entomology, dermatology and zoology are raising voices for holding clinical trials to find an alternate treatment for cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), an overlooked skin ailment of tropical regions emerging as the third most important vector-borne disease after malaria and dengue. The concern by experts has been exhibited in the wake… Continue reading Drug shortage prompt research for alternate cure of overlooked leishmaniasis

Drug app launched to ensure availability of medicines: Dr. Nadeem Jan

KARACHI, Feb 13 (APP):The Caretaker Federal Minister for National Health Services Dr. Nadeem Jan on Tuesday said that a drug app had been launched to ensure availability of the medicines. He said that his ministry took measures to ensure registration of sugar, blood pressure and life-saving medicines on emergency basis. Expressing his views during his… Continue reading Drug app launched to ensure availability of medicines: Dr. Nadeem Jan

Secretary BOI, Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput, presiding over a meeting Effective Mechanism For Cross Fertisation of Investment Reforms in Pakiatan, attended by representatives from four provinces, two regions, SECP, SMEDA, NITB, ICT Administration, and DRAP.

APP41-050124 ISLAMABAD: January 05 - Secretary BOI, Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput, presiding over a meeting Effective Mechanism For Cross Fertisation of Investment Reforms in Pakiatan, attended by representatives from four provinces, two regions, SECP, SMEDA, NITB, ICT Administration, and DRAP.
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Wafaqi Mohtasib takes notice of rabies vaccine’s shortage

ISLAMABAD, Jan 2 (APP): The Federal Ombudsman, Ejaz Ahmed Qureshi has taken a serious notice of the non-availability of the anti-rabies vaccine in the federal government hospitals and dispensaries located in the federal capital. He also summoned the heads of the National Institute of Health (NIH) and Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) on January… Continue reading Wafaqi Mohtasib takes notice of rabies vaccine’s shortage

FIA arrests Ex-CEO of Drug Regulatory Authority on Fake PHD Degree

ISLAMABAD, Dec 20 (APP): Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday arrested former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Drugs Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) Sheikh Akhtar Hussain for holding a fake degree of Ph.D. FIA Islamabad had registered an FIR against Sheikh Akhtar for deceiving authorities by faking his death twice to escape a fake degree… Continue reading FIA arrests Ex-CEO of Drug Regulatory Authority on Fake PHD Degree

Dr Nadeem for adoption of new emerging technologies

ISLAMABAD, Dec 19 (APP): Caretaker Federal Minister for Health Dr Nadeem Jan on Tuesday said that the timely adoption of new emerging technologies was important for the health sector. He said this during a meeting with Federal Minister for Information Technology Dr. Umar Saif. Both discussed the ongoing reforms in the health sector. They also… Continue reading Dr Nadeem for adoption of new emerging technologies

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PSW begins Phased Implementation of DRAP e-services

ISLAMABAD, Dec 13 (APP):Pakistan Single Window (PSW) in collaboration with the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has successfully integrated all existing entities, licenses and product registration of drugs with the PSW platform and has begun the gradual roll-out of various services. The initiative was aimed to enhance transparency, efficiency and ease of doing business… Continue reading PSW begins Phased Implementation of DRAP e-services

DRAP issues directions to syrups’ manufacturers

ISLAMABAD, Dec 02 (APP):The ministry of Health on Saturday directed all pharmaceutical companies making syrups to ensure pre-sale testing of glycerine and sorbitol. According to spokesperson of the Ministry of Health, glycerin and sorbitol are used to make cough and allergy syrups. He said that the World Health Organization (WHO) has already declared glycerine density… Continue reading DRAP issues directions to syrups’ manufacturers

DRAP raids prohibited syringe manufacturing factory

ISLAMABAD, Dec 02 (APP):Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) on Saturday raided prohibited traditional syringe manufacturing factory in Peshawar. According to a spokesperson of Ministry of Health, a team of federal DRAP raided the warehouse of M/s Taj company in Peshawar. DRAP Chief Executive Officer, Asim Rauf said that on the direction of Minister for… Continue reading DRAP raids prohibited syringe manufacturing factory

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