Govt to ensure availability of necessary medicines: Mirza.


ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services Regulations and Coordination Dr Zafar Mirza on Monday said that the government will ensure availability of necessary medicines in the country.

Addressing the inaugural ceremony of first training course of current good manufacturing practices for staff of Drug Regularity Authority of Pakistan (DRAP), Dr Mirza said that the government has taken several steps for maintaining quality and availability of necessary medicines in the country.

He said that the Federal Government has notified Bar Coding System (Serialization) for prompt tracing and tracking of spurious and counterfeit drugs at every level.

He said that legislation procedure of registration of drugs has been upgraded in accordance with international guidelines that...

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