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BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
1
Workshop on the
Veterinary Products for Asian countries, 2010
22~ 26 November, 2010
National V...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
2
A brief Introduction of Pakistan
The Islamic republic of Pakistan emerged as an
independent so...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
3
A brief Introduction of Pakistan
It is divided into four provinces:
Sindh,
Punjab,
Khyber Pakh...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
4
A brief Introduction about Pakistan

The country has an agricultural economy with a network of...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
5
An Introduction of Ministry of Health


The Ministry of Health is responsible for matters
conc...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
6
Drugs Control Organization
Drugs Control Organization works under
Ministry of Health and it is...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
7
Drug Control Organization
Secretary Health
Addl Secretary DG (Health)
Drugs Controller (Qualit...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
8
LEGISLATION
Drugs Act, 1976
Regulates import, export, manufacture,
storage, distribution and s...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
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FUNCTIONS
Federal Government
Manufacture (Licensing)
Registration
Pricing
Import
Export
Provin...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
10
CENTRAL LICENSING BOARD
•  Main Functions Under Drugs Act 1976:
q  GMP Compliance, Licensing ...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
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•  Types of Licenses
–  Basic Manufacture
–  Semi Basic Manufacture
–  Formulation
–  Repacki...
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PAK
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DRUGS REGISTRATION BAORD
•  Main Functions Under Drugs Act 1976:
q  Registration of Drugs
q  ...
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PAK
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Technical Committees
•  Technical committees working under
Registration Board
–  Expert Commi...
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PAK
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•  Criteria for Registration
–  Efficacy
–  Safety
–  Quality
•  Type of Registration
–  Regi...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
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•  Receiving of application as per Form along with Fee.
•  Primary scrutiny of application in...
Forms for Registration
FORM 5 : Application for registration of a drug for local
manufacture
FORM 5-A : Application form f...
Contents of Form 5-A
FORM 5-A
[See rule 26 (1)]
APPLICATION FORM FOR REGISTRATION OF AN IMPORTED
DRUG
I / We ………………….........
ENCLOSURES OF THE APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF
AN IMPORTED DRUG
Dosage Form:-------------
1.  Name and address of the i...
6.  Country from where the drug is proposed to be imported.
7.  7- The names of the countries, other than Pakistan,
wherev...
14.  Labeling and prescribing information (to be mentioned on
the pack/leaflet) specimen or draft shall be submitted.
15. ...
20. Name of equipments that will be
used in the manufacture of the
applied drug:
21BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
21. Production capacity of the manufacturer per shift for the
drug applied.
22. Name, qualification and designation of the...
UNDERTAKING
I / We hereby undertake that the above given
information is true and correct to the best of my /
our knowledge...
CHECK LIST FOR REGISTRATION OF IMPORTED
DRUGS
1. Application on the prescribed form under SRO.662 (I)/2005
is required. Ea...
CHECK LIST FOR REGISTRATION OF IMPORTED
DRUGS
8. The names of the countries, other than Pakistan, wherever
the drug is reg...
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PAK
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13. Out line of method of manufacture. Complete
manufacturing operations from step A to Z in ...
15. Labeling and prescribing information (to be mentioned on
the pack/leaflet) specimen or draft shall be submitted.
a). L...
17. Proposed shelf life of the drug. Stability studies including
accelerated stability studies in extreme conditions, shel...
21. Name of equipments that will be used in the manufacture
of the applied drug:
22. Production capacity of the manufactur...
26. Environment control processing with details including
following: -
a). cleaning validation b). HVAC system c).
Mainten...
31. Free Sale Certificate & G.M.P. certificate (in original)
from the regulatory authority in the country of origin as per...
38. Treasury Challan of Rs. 15000/- (in original) being the
registration fee to be deposited in Federal Government
treasur...
DETAILS OF REGISTERED DRUGS
•  HUMAN DRUGS
Imported Human Drugs………………………………..6250
Locally Manufactured Human Drugs………..…38...
Total National & Multinational Units in
Pakistan
Province
Punjab
Sindh
KPK
Balochistan
Azad Kashmir
Total
National
269
117...
National Veterinary Units in Pakistan
Province
Punjab
Sindh
KPK
Balochistan
Azad Kashmir
Total
National
37
10
-
03
02
52
3...
BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH
PAK
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REGULATORY AND MONITORING SYSTEM
Government regulate and monitor the quality of drugs through...
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PAK
37
Infrastructure
Component Federal
Government
Provincial
Governments
Main Regulatory
Body
Centr...
A BRIEF ABOUT MINISTRY OF LIVESTOCK & DAIRY DEVELOPMENT
•  At the Federal level, Ministry of Livestock & Dairy
Development...
•  Animal Quarantine Department of the Ministry of
Livestock & Dairy Development, regulates the import /
export of livesto...
•  Animal Quarantine Department is involved in
registration of slaughterhouses, animal casing
and gelatin processing units...
•  National Veterinary Laboratory, Islamabad serves as
Reference Laboratory for the diagnosis / research of livestock
dise...
•  The National Reference Laboratory for Poultry
Diseases (NRLPD) located at the NARC Islamabad
provides diagnostic facili...
•  Provincial livestock departments are the
executing agencies and focal points for all the
livestock activities in the pr...
•  Provincial livestock departments have their own
set ups generally comprising of Senior level
Administrative Staff (DGs/...
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PAK
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  1. 1. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 1 Workshop on the Veterinary Products for Asian countries, 2010 22~ 26 November, 2010 National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service (NVRQS) Republic of Korea organized by NVRQS and KAHPA. By: ABDULLAH DIYO DEPUTY DRUGS CONTROLLER (REG) MINISTRY OF HEALTH GOVERNMENT OF PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD
  2. 2. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 2 A brief Introduction of Pakistan The Islamic republic of Pakistan emerged as an independent sovereign state on 14th August 1947, as a result of the division of former British India. It lies between 23-35 to 37- 05 north latitude and 60-50 to 77- 50 east longitude touching the Hindukush Mountains in the north and extending from the Pamirs to the Arabian Sea. Pakistan covers 796,095 sq.km with a population of 132.35 million according to population census 1998.
  3. 3. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 3 A brief Introduction of Pakistan It is divided into four provinces: Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtun Khwa Balochistan. Climatically, Pakistan enjoys a considerable measure of variety. North and north western high mountainous ranges are extremely cold in winter while the summer months of April to September are very pleasant
  4. 4. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 4 A brief Introduction about Pakistan The country has an agricultural economy with a network of canals irrigating a major part of its cultivated land. Wheat, cotton, rice, millet and sugar cane are the major crops. Among fruits: mangos, oranges, bananas and apples are grown in abundance in different parts of the country. The main natural resources are natural gas, coal, salt and iron. The country has an expanding industry. Cotton, Textiles, sugar, cement, and chemicals play an important role in its economy. The country comprises of a vast area that was the great center of ancient civilizations of the world. Its historical sites beginning with stone-age to Twentieth Century A.D are a mirror of the life of its people who were, by nature, simple, virile, hospitable and hard working. Ancient sites excavated in Taxila, Harappa, and Moenjodaro speak volumes for Pakistan’s rich cultural background dating back to 3,000 B.C.
  5. 5. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 5 An Introduction of Ministry of Health The Ministry of Health is responsible for matters concerning National Planning and Coordination in the field of Health. International Liaison, legislation pertaining to the drugs and medicines, administration of drugs Act 1976. Among major nursing, dental, pharmaceutical, Para-medical and allied subject such as maintenance of educational standard, education abroad, educational facilities for backward areas and for foreign nationals except the nomination of candidates from the FATA for admission to Medical Colleges. Ministry of Health consists of one division; Health Division.
  6. 6. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 6 Drugs Control Organization Drugs Control Organization works under Ministry of Health and it is one of the main division of MoH. It functions mainly as Secretariat of the Drugs Act, 1976. The Drugs Act, 1976 comprises Federal and Provincial subjects. The Federal Govt. regulates manufacture, registration, pricing, import and export of drugs.
  7. 7. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 7 Drug Control Organization Secretary Health Addl Secretary DG (Health) Drugs Controller (Quality Assurance) (20) Drugs Controller (Registration) (20) Drugs Controller (R&D)/ Appellate Board (20) Cost Accountant (20) DDG (Licensing) (19) Director CDL (19) DDG (E&M)/officer Incharge (Field office) (19) Chairman, QC (19) FID’s / DDC’s (18) ADC’s (17) DDG (Reg) (19) DDC(Reg-I) (19) DDC (Reg-II) (19) DDC(Reg-III) (19) DDC (Reg-IV) (19) DDC (Reg-V) (19) DDC (RRR) (18) Computer Prog (17) ADC’s (17) DDG (R&D) (19) DDC (R&D) (18) ADC (R&D) (17) ADC (CT) (17) Statistical officer (17) DDG (P) (19) DDC (P) (18) ADG (E&M) (17) ADC (P) (17)
  8. 8. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 8 LEGISLATION Drugs Act, 1976 Regulates import, export, manufacture, storage, distribution and sale and pricing of drugs Rules are framed to regulate licencing, registration, advertising, labelling, packaging, import and export of drugs.
  9. 9. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 9 FUNCTIONS Federal Government Manufacture (Licensing) Registration Pricing Import Export Provincial Government Sale Storage Distribution Expiry of Drugs
  10. 10. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 10 CENTRAL LICENSING BOARD •  Main Functions Under Drugs Act 1976: q  GMP Compliance, Licensing and Renewal of Pharma Units •  Composition q  Headed by Additional Secretary q  13 members including •  Technical Experts (Directors Drug Testing Laboratories, Professor of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Production and Quality Control) •  Representatives from Ministry of Law and Justice Division. •  Observers
  11. 11. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 11 •  Types of Licenses –  Basic Manufacture –  Semi Basic Manufacture –  Formulation –  Repacking –  Experimental •  Licensing Activities q Site Verification for Suitability q Layout plan approval q Inspection for approval for Licensing q GMP Inspections LICENSING OF PHARMACEUTICAL UNITS
  12. 12. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 12 DRUGS REGISTRATION BAORD •  Main Functions Under Drugs Act 1976: q  Registration of Drugs q  Renewal of Registrations •  Composition q  Headed by Director General Health q  14 members including •  Technical Experts (Clinical Physician, Clinical Pharmacologist, Professor of Pharmacy, Animal Husbandry Commissioner, Pharmaceutical Production and Quality Control, Biologicals) •  Representatives from Ministry of Law and Justice Division. IPO •  Observers
  13. 13. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 13 Technical Committees •  Technical committees working under Registration Board –  Expert Committee on Biological Drugs –  Expert Committee on Veterinary Drugs •  Expert Pool for new drug evaluation –  Medical Expert –  Biological Expert –  Pharmaceutical Expert –  Veterinary Expert
  14. 14. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 14 •  Criteria for Registration –  Efficacy –  Safety –  Quality •  Type of Registration –  Registration of Locally Manufactured Drugs –  Registration of Imported Drugs DRUG REGISTRATION
  15. 15. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 15 •  Receiving of application as per Form along with Fee. •  Primary scrutiny of application in Reg-I section. •  Referred to ECVD or ECBD accordingly. •  The recommendation of above committees are considered by DRB. •  Inspection of manufacturer abroad for GMP audit and local facilities accordingly. •  DRB finally approves the registration of drugs after completion of above formalities. •  Finally Registration Letter is issued •  Presently prices of Vet drugs are decontrolled. DRUG REGISTRATION PROCESS
  16. 16. Forms for Registration FORM 5 : Application for registration of a drug for local manufacture FORM 5-A : Application form for registration of an imported drug FORM 5-B : Application form for renewal of registration of all kinds of drugs FORM 5-D : Application form for registration of a dosage form containing a new drug molecule or a new combination / dosage form, for local manufacture FORM 5-E : Application form for the registration to manufacture a patented drug 16BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  17. 17. Contents of Form 5-A FORM 5-A [See rule 26 (1)] APPLICATION FORM FOR REGISTRATION OF AN IMPORTED DRUG I / We …………………............... of ……………………………………………………… hereby apply for registration of the drug, namely ………………………………………… details of which are enclosed. Date ………………. Signed ……………… Place ………………. 17BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  18. 18. ENCLOSURES OF THE APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF AN IMPORTED DRUG Dosage Form:------------- 1.  Name and address of the indentor or agent. 2.  Name and address of manufacturer of the drug. 3.  Brand (Proprietary) name of the drug. 4.  The chemical name(s) and , as appropriate and available, the established (generic) and synonyms of the drug. 5.  Strength of active ingredient(s) per unit, e.g., each tablet or 5ml, etc. contains. 18BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  19. 19. 6.  Country from where the drug is proposed to be imported. 7.  7- The names of the countries, other than Pakistan, wherever the drug is registered and sold. Specify the brand name(s), if other than the brand name applied for. (Free sale certificate of country of import to be attached.) 8.  Pharmacological group. 9.  Proposed route of administration. 10.  Composition (actives & excepients) including statement of the quantitative composition, giving the weight or measure for each active substance used in the manufacture of the dosage form. 11.  Recommended clinical use. 12.  Out line of method of manufacture. 13.  A full description of the specifications and analytical methods necessary to assure the identity, strength, quality, purity and homogeneity through out the shelf life of the drug product. 19BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  20. 20. 14.  Labeling and prescribing information (to be mentioned on the pack/leaflet) specimen or draft shall be submitted. 15.  Proposed dosage. 16.  Proposed shelf life of the drug. 17.  Unit price of the drug, e.g. per tablet, per capsule, per 5ml, etc. 18.  Proposed storage conditions of the finished product. 19.  Persons under whose direct supervision and control the drug applied for registration shall be manufactured with the following details, namely: - a. total number of technical staff; and b. name, qualification and designation of the persons directly supervising the manufacture of the drug, and any change shall be properly documented and recorded and maintained by the manufacturer. 20BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  21. 21. 20. Name of equipments that will be used in the manufacture of the applied drug: 21BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  22. 22. 21. Production capacity of the manufacturer per shift for the drug applied. 22. Name, qualification and designation of the persons who will be responsible for the quality control of the drug. 23. Description of the equipment to be used for the quality control of the active raw material and the finished products. 24. Facility of the water processing, with specifications. 25. Environment control processing with details. 26. Attach the last Inspection Report conducted by the concerned Regulatory Authorities. 27. Clinical data (along with data of clinical trials conducted and safety data of the drug, with reported side effects and adverse drug reactions in the indigenous community). 28. Clinical justification. 29. Dosage form stability profile. 30. Any other relevant information that may be required by the Board. 22BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  23. 23. UNDERTAKING I / We hereby undertake that the above given information is true and correct to the best of my / our knowledge and belief. Signature of the authorized importer 23BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  24. 24. CHECK LIST FOR REGISTRATION OF IMPORTED DRUGS 1. Application on the prescribed form under SRO.662 (I)/2005 is required. Each page should be duly signed and stamped by the applicant and responsible technical personal of the manufacturer along with page numbering and indexation in the order of checklist. 2. Electronic copy (CD which should be read only) of the application and relevant enclosures of application. 3. Name and complete address of the applicant. 4. Name and complete address of manufacturer abroad. 5. (a) Brand (Proprietary) name of drug in the country or origin. (b) Generic/International non-proprietary name. 6. Strength of active ingredient(s) per unit, e.g., each tablet or 5ml, etc. contains. Also provide label claim. 7. Country from where the drug is proposed to be imported. 24BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  25. 25. CHECK LIST FOR REGISTRATION OF IMPORTED DRUGS 8. The names of the countries, other than Pakistan, wherever the drug is registered and sold. Provide the documentary proof. 9. Pharmacological group. 10.Proposed route of administration. 11. Composition (actives & excepients) including statement of the quantitative composition, giving the weight or measure for each active substance used in the manufacture of the dosage form. Also provide the label claim. 12. Recommended clinical use along with documentary evidence of the approved indications in the country of origin and in developed countries. 25BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  26. 26. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 26 13. Out line of method of manufacture. Complete manufacturing operations from step A to Z in addition to following. a). Master formula b). Manufacturing operation c). Critical steps identified which may change the results d). In process quality control e). Validation of equipments and manufacturing methods etc. 14. A full description of the specifications and analytical methods necessary to assure the identity, strength, quality, purity and homogeneity through out the shelf life of the drug product. Provide complete specification of raw material (both active and non active) and finished drugs for assuring the following: - a). Identity of the product b). Strength c). Quality d). Purity e). Homogenacity Protocols of test applied, limits for qualification and its validation is required. (For pharmacopoeial drugs, copies of pharmacopoeial reference of the finished drugs shall be enclosed with the application).
  27. 27. 15. Labeling and prescribing information (to be mentioned on the pack/leaflet) specimen or draft shall be submitted. a). Leaflet information Recommended clinical uses, contraindications, side effects, precautions, drug interaction, toxicity, dosage, composition and any other information for the safe and effective use of drug. b). Specimen label and carton as per Drug Labeling Rule 1986. Two packs of finished samples shall also be provided. 16. Proposed dosage. Proposed dosage of the drug (Adults, Children by age group, Infants, Special groups). 27BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  28. 28. 17. Proposed shelf life of the drug. Stability studies including accelerated stability studies in extreme conditions, shelf life, expiry date and storage conditions. 18. Unit price of the drug, e.g, per tablet, per capsule, per 5ml, including pack price of the drug etc. 19. Proposed storage conditions of the finished product. The storage condition shall be derived from the stability studies. 20. Persons under whose direct supervision and control the drug applied for registration shall be manufactured with the following details, namely:- (a) Total number of technical staff; and (b) Name, qualification and designation of the persons directly supervising the manufacture of the drug, and any change shall be properly documented and recorded and maintained by the manufacturer. 28BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  29. 29. 21. Name of equipments that will be used in the manufacture of the applied drug: 22. Production capacity of the manufacturer per shift for the drug applied. 23. Name, qualification and designation of the persons who will be responsible for the quality control of the drug. 24. Description of the equipment to be used for the quality control of the active raw material and the finished products. 25. Facility of the water processing, with specifications. 29BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  30. 30. 26. Environment control processing with details including following: - a). cleaning validation b). HVAC system c). Maintenance of clean area. 27. Attach the last Inspection Report conducted by the concerned Regulatory Authorities. Inspection report shall be translated in English. 28. Clinical data (along with data of clinical trials conducted and safety data of the drug, with reported side effects and adverse drug reactions in the indigenous community). Data should be specific to the brand and not the molecule. Data include phase I to IV clinical trials. 29. Clinical justification including risk/ benefit ratio, therapeutic superiority over the existing therapy available and cost effectiveness. 30. Dosage form stability profile. 30BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  31. 31. 31. Free Sale Certificate & G.M.P. certificate (in original) from the regulatory authority in the country of origin as per approved format of the W.H.O. 32. Evidence of Free Sale of applied molecule in any one of the EU countries, USA, Japan and Australia. 33. Sole Agency Agreement with the manufacturer / authorized agent abroad. List of product shall also be attached for which the Sole Agency is given. 34. Information as per guidelines for the registration of biological drugs up loaded on the official website www.dcomoh.gov.pk. (For the application of biological drugs). 35. Original Credentials of the company duly endorsed by the Pakistan Embassy/Consulate office in the country of export. 36. International price comparison (for New Drug) 37. Research papers published in internationally recognized journals. (For New Drug) 31BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  32. 32. 38. Treasury Challan of Rs. 15000/- (in original) being the registration fee to be deposited in Federal Government treasury under the head of account:- C-Non Tax Revenue C02-Receipts from Civil Administration and other Functions C028-Social Services C02841-Health-Other Receipts 39. Four copies of registration dossier/technical data/ literature of the drug for Expert Opinion (for new drug). 40. Copy of Drug Sale License. 41. Undertaken by the applicant that same generic having same composition of active ingredient is not already registered with the applicant. Please ensure that the above referred documents/ information complete in all respects, are positively supplied with the registration application. In case of incomplete application, it will be returned to the applicant and considered as disposed off. 32BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  33. 33. DETAILS OF REGISTERED DRUGS •  HUMAN DRUGS Imported Human Drugs………………………………..6250 Locally Manufactured Human Drugs………..…38000 Total…………….……………………………...44,250 •  VETERINARY DRUGS Imported Veterinary Drugs……………………………2528 Local Veterinary Drugs…………………….…………..3542 Total……………………………………………….6,070 No of Total Drugs Registered in Pakistan……...50,320 Information submitted on 21-01-2010 33BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  34. 34. Total National & Multinational Units in Pakistan Province Punjab Sindh KPK Balochistan Azad Kashmir Total National 269 117 77 07 04 474 Multinational 06 20 - 02 - 28 Total Units 275 137 77 09 04 502 34BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  35. 35. National Veterinary Units in Pakistan Province Punjab Sindh KPK Balochistan Azad Kashmir Total National 37 10 - 03 02 52 35BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  36. 36. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 36 REGULATORY AND MONITORING SYSTEM Government regulate and monitor the quality of drugs through: Drugs Act, 1976 and rules under made there under. Central Licensing Board Drug Registration Board Drugs Appellate Board Provincial Quality Control Boards Inspectorate Federal and Provincial Drugs Testing Laboratories Appellate Testing Laboratory Drug Courts
  37. 37. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 37 Infrastructure Component Federal Government Provincial Governments Main Regulatory Body Central Licensing and Registration Boards Provincial Quality Control Boards Inspectors 12 238 Drug Testing Laboratories 3 4 Drug Courts 10
  38. 38. A BRIEF ABOUT MINISTRY OF LIVESTOCK & DAIRY DEVELOPMENT •  At the Federal level, Ministry of Livestock & Dairy Development formulates national policies, plans, coordinate/liaison with the Provincial / International organizations such as O.I.E Head / Regional Offices, WHO, regulates animal quarantine and inspection services, assists M/O Health in registration of veterinary drugs & biologics; collection and compilation of livestock statistics for planning national level development programs/projects for the livestock sector. 38BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  39. 39. •  Animal Quarantine Department of the Ministry of Livestock & Dairy Development, regulates the import / export of livestock and livestock products through Pakistan Animal Quarantine (Import & Export of Animals and Animal Products) Ordinance, 1979 and Rules 1980. It observes WTO, European Union and trading-partners conditionalities during export of products of animal origin. Animal Quarantine Stations are located at entry and exit points of airports and seaports, ie. Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Multan and Sialkot. These stations have attached laboratory facilities to conduct basic microbiological diagnostic tests. The quarantine department provides Central Certification Services to importers / exporters of livestock and livestock products. 39BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  40. 40. •  Animal Quarantine Department is involved in registration of slaughterhouses, animal casing and gelatin processing units for export of these commodities. It registers these units in the light of international requirements and carries out regular inspection for pointing out their deficiencies and their rectification to produce livestock products under standard sanitary and hygiene conditions to minimize the chances of contamination in export consignments. 40BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  41. 41. •  National Veterinary Laboratory, Islamabad serves as Reference Laboratory for the diagnosis / research of livestock diseases prevalent in the country. It is also quality assurance laboratory for the export of livestock and livestock products. It provides diagnostic facilities for livestock diseases, carry out sero typing and bio typing of viruses; harmonizes disease diagnostic protocol of Provincial Veterinary Research Institute in conformity with Office International des Epizooties (OIE). It conducts tests for quality assurance for imported / exported and locally produced veterinary vaccines . It carries out drug residue testing on request in food items of animal origin. The veterinary drugs / biologicals are evaluated for their safety, potency and efficacy. It is playing a vital role in human resource development and capacity building. It arranges short term courses of national and international levels regarding new diagnostic techniques and emerging livestock diseases. It also works in close association with the provincial livestock services in analyzing, monitoring, planning and formulation of disease control and eradication programs. 41BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  42. 42. •  The National Reference Laboratory for Poultry Diseases (NRLPD) located at the NARC Islamabad provides diagnostic facilities for poultry diseases, carries out research on local virus isolates and harmonizes disease diagnostic protocol of VRIs / PRIs in conformity with OIE. It is also playing a vital role in human resource development and capacity building. It arranges short term courses of national and international levels regarding new diagnostic techniques and emerging poultry diseases like Avian Influenza. The NRLPD also works in close association with the provincial livestock services in analyzing, monitoring, planning and formulation of disease control and eradication programs. 42BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  43. 43. •  Provincial livestock departments are the executing agencies and focal points for all the livestock activities in the provinces. The provincial livestock departments are divided into Extension Directorate, Breed Improvement Directorate, Animal Health Directorate, Livestock Farm Directorate, Planning Department and Research Directorates. These directorates function in their defined spheres through a net work of field offices at gross root level. The Federal and Provincial veterinary authorities interact with each other periodically. 43BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  44. 44. •  Provincial livestock departments have their own set ups generally comprising of Senior level Administrative Staff (DGs/Directors/Project Directors), District level Administrative Staff (DLOs/DDs/Ads), Field Veterinary Officers (V.O) and para-veterinary staff like Livestock Assistants/SA, AI Technicians and Veterinary Compounders etc. Currently, there are 5 DGs and 31 Directors/Project Directors working in provincial Livestock Departments in the country. The district level administrative staff consists of 89 DLOs/DDs and 198 SVOs/ADs. Nearly 2300 field Veterinary Officers are working in different provinces/areas of the country. These field veterinary officers are supported by more than 5400 para-veterinary staff. 44BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK
  45. 45. BY: ABDULLAH ABRO MOH PAK 45 THANKS
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