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SHC orders fixing price of privately-imported COVID-19 vaccine

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) has directed the federal government to fix the price of the COVID-19 vaccine imported by the private sector in a week. A two-member bench comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Amjad Ali Sahito

USAID project to digitise 4.1 million DRAP records

ISLAMABAD: The USAID has handed over a Document Management System (DMS) to the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) under the Global Health Supply Chain-Procurement and Supply Management project. “We appreciate USAID’s technology assistance in digitisation of 15 years historical

DRAP approves import of COVID-19 rapid testing kit

ISLAMABAD: Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has formally approved the import of a rapid coronavirus testing kit. DRAP CEO Dr. Asim Rauf while confirming the registration of the coronavirus testing kit, said that the kit has been registered by

DRAP notifies hike in prices of 94 life-saving medicines

ISLAMABAD: Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has announced to increase prices of 94 lifesaving medicines after the federal cabinet approval. DRAP on Wednesday issued a notification in this regard.  The drugs prices have been jacked up include those used

DRAP reduces price of COVID-19 drug by Rs 1, 629

ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has reduced the price of remdesivir, the first and only approved treatment for Covid-19 in the United States, by Rs1,629 taking the price down to Rs 9,244. According to a  notification issued

DRAP permits clinical trials of plasma therapy for COVID-19 treatment

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza has said Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has permitted clinical trials of plasma therapy for coronavirus treatment. In a statement, the health adviser said the

Countrywide crackdown launched against black-marketing of masks

ISLAMABAD: Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has launched countrywide crackdown against black-marketing of respiratory masks and protection items for coronavirus. According to a spokesperson of Health Ministry, DRAP has raided several pharmacies in different countries over sale of protection

DRAP allows 7% increase in medicines’ prices

KARACHI: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has allowed a seven percent increase in the prices of medicines per year. The drug manufacturing companies have increased by seven percent as per the notification issued by the DRAP. Common medications