Senate body directs DRAP to examine pharmacies


Islamabad: Chairperson of the Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Dr. Humayun Mohmand on Thursday directed the Drug Regular Authority of Pakistan (Drap) officials to examine the pharmacies in the remote and flung areas of Pakistan for provision of better healthcare services. The Committee meeting, held Thursday at the Parliament House was chaired by chairman Dr Humayun Mohmand. Dr. Humayun said that malpractices were found at the pharmacies and dispensaries in remote areas of Pakistan. The meeting commenced with deliberation on the Bill titled “Prime University of Nursing Sciences Technology Islamabad Bill,2022”, moved by Senator Naseebullah Bazai. The chairperson deferred the matter, commenting that the university coudn’t submit the requisite documentation with the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan( HEC) and the matter will be taken up once the documentation process is completed. Online