Governance of the Directorate of Drug Administration: Challenges & Way forward - Ex. Summary (English)
The government has taken some measures to strengthen Drug Administrations capacities. They include increase of manpower in field offices and measures to construct central drug laboratory and its capacity building. Moreover, it has taken measures to implement directives given by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health to strengthen its operations to prevent flourish of fake and adulterated drugs, formation of an Ethics Committee as per the National Integrity Strategy 2013 and formation of an Innovation Team for bringing visible changes in its client service delivery.