PPMA urges PM for early approval of drugs to cure corona.


ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) on Saturday urged Prime Minister Imran Khan for fast track approval of drugs needed in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic situation.

The PPMA in a letter to the PM has asked for the registration of two drugs namely Remdesivir and Faviipiravir. The letter said that PPMA would acknowledge the efforts of DRAP in expediting the approval process of the drugs that are immediately required to cope with the situation of Covid-19 Pandemic in the country.

The PPMA said that currently, Pakistan in particular and South-East Asia in general are facing the most critical time as the number of Covid-19 cases and mortality is rising on daily basis with alarming trends.


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