ISO 9001:2015 certified management system is one of the many steps towards international accreditations such as World Health Organization Global Benchmarking for National Regulatory Authorities, membership of Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation/Scheme (PIC/S) and WHO accreditation of its central drug testing laboratory at Karachi.
Appointment of 25 more inspectors will be completed within three to four months, Drap
is adopting the best practices to become a modern day regulatory body, it said.
The official said the Ministry of National Health Services had also directed DRAP
to conduct market surveys for determination of overpricing.
Earlier, the Minister was briefed by Asim Rauf, Chief Executive Officer, and DRAP
on authority's scope, functioning and progress on various steps taken to improve efficiency of the Authority.
The operation continued on Sunday and a number of manufacturers were raided with their medicines seized by the DRAP
A notification issued on Thursday stated that the government has appointed Hussain as the chief executive officer (CEO) of DRAP
after the federal cabinet's approval.
When contacted, an official of DRAP
said that the authority will continue its campaign against the spurious and unregistered drugs by its National Task Force with its full strength till the complete eradication of this heinous crime.
policy board is chaired by the secretary NHS and has 15 members.
Malik Tahir Javaid said that a liaison committee comprising members from LCCI and DRAP
would help deal with issues pertaining to health and pharma sector.
The complaint states that the company's owner Chaudhry Usman used his connections to harass the DRAP
As per new registration process, the importer company of cardiac stents will get it and its product registered with DRAP
, which will be available on the website.