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U.S. Offers Pakistan Help In Creating Drug Regulatory Agency

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The United States has offered Pakistan's new government help in establishing a drug regulation system. Although Pakistan has no production plants that have the approval of the U.S. FDA, it exports about $484 million worth of medicines a year. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt made the offer in meetings with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Health Minister Sherry Rehman. The assistance would include offering expertise in establishing best practices and setting up an FDA type of regulatory authority. (Click here for more



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