Divisions

 

Pharmaceutical Evaluations and Registration Division

Pharmaceutical Evaluations and Registration Division is responsible for the evaluation, assessment and registration of pharmaceuticals drugs for human beings, animals and to perform other functions connected therewith and assigned by the Board.

Drug Licensing Division

Drug Licensing Division shall be responsible for the licensing of the drugs manufacturing facilities and to perform other functions connected therewith.

Quality Assurance and Laboratory Testing Division

Quality Assurance and Laboratory Testing Divisionshall be responsible for enforcement of current Good Manufacturing Practices under the Act, and for testing or research of drugs and to perform other functions connected therewith. The Division will also perform the functions related to post marketing surveillance and shall be responsible for the evaluation, coordination and monitoring of safety, efficacy and quality of registered drugs and inactive materials including the clinical and toxicological study, drug recalls and with drawls, and to perform other functions connected therewith.

Medical Devices and Medicated Cosmetics Division

Medical Devices and Medicated Cosmetics Division shall be responsible for the assessment, enlistment or registration of medical devices and medicated cosmetics, medicated shampoos and medicated soaps for human beings, animals and to perform other functions connected therewith.

Biological Drugs Division

Biological Drugs Division shall be responsible for the evaluation, assessment, registration and licensing of Biologicals for human beings, animals and to perform other functions connected therewith including all the functions of national control authority for biologicals as required for the prequalification by World Health Organizations of locally manufactured human biological drugs.

Controlled Drugs Division

Controlled Drugs Division shall in consultation with the Federal Government be responsible for regulation and allocation of quota of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursor chemicals and to perform other functions connected therewith.

Pharmacy Services Division

Pharmacy Services Division shall be responsible for the development and promotion of pharmacy services and to perform other functions connected therewith.

Health and OTC Products (non-drugs) Division

Health and OTC Products (non-drugs Division shall be responsible for the assessment, licensing and registration of Alternative Medicines such as Ayurvedic, Chinese, Unani and Homeopathy, enlistment or registration of nutritional products and food supplements for human beings, animals and to perform other functions connected therewith.

Costing and Pricing Division

Costing and Pricing Division shall be responsible for the costing and pricing of therapeutic goods and to perform other functions connected therewith.

Budget and Accounts Division

Budget and Accounts Division shall be responsible for budgetary and financial aspects of the Authority and other daily accounting matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto.

Administration, Human Resource and Logistics Division

Administration, Human Resource and Logistics Division shall be responsible for administration, recruitment, appointment, capacity building and development for the Authority and other matters connected therewith and ancillary there to.

Legal Affairs Division

Legal Affairs shall be responsible for legal aspects of the Authority and other matters connected with Drug Court and other court cases therewith or ancillary thereto.

Management Information Services Division

Management Information Services Division shall be responsible for development of automation of functions using information technology for the Authority and other matters connected therewith and ancillary there to .