Comments are invited on revision of Guidelines on Inspection of Good Clinical Practices for Clinical Trials

The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) is planning to revise its guideline for the conduct of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) inspection and reporting. The current guideline was issued in 2022 and provides the procedure and criteria for GCP inspections of clinical trials regulated by DRAP.

The revision aims to update the guideline in accordance with the latest international standards and best practices, as well as to address the feedback and suggestions received from the stakeholders. The revised guideline will cover the following aspects:

  • The objectives and scope of GCP inspections
  • The preparation and planning of GCP inspections
  • The conduct and documentation of GCP inspections
  • The follow-up and closure of GCP inspections

DRAP invites all interested parties, including sponsors, investigators, ethics committees, contract research organizations, and other relevant entities, to provide their comments and inputs on the revision of the guideline. Stakeholders can submit their comments and suggestions within 15 days of uploading this document using prescribed format, (further information on comments submission can access on this link. Comments and suggestions can be forwarded via email to with copy to or can be posted at following mailing address: Assistant Director (Clinical Research), Pharmacy Services Division, Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan, DRAP-NCLB Building, Prime Minister’s Health Complex, Park Road, Chak Shahzad, Islamabad, Pakistan.

DRAP appreciates your participation and contribution to this consultation process. Your comments and inputs will help us to improve the quality and effectiveness of our GCP inspection and reporting system.