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Announcements & Notifications

DRA Foundation Day, 14 June 2021

The Drug Regulatory Authority was established in 2004 to enforce the Medicines Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2003. The first Bhutan Medicines Board meeting was held on 14 June, 2004. Since its establishment, the regulation of medicinal products in Bhutan has progressed with expansion of roles and functions such as regulation of Blood and […]

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40th Drugs Technical Advisory Committee Meeting, 2 June 2021

The 40th Drugs Technical Advisory Committee Meeting was convened on 2nd June at Rochogpel in Thimphu. The committee deliberated on a wide array of issues ranging from emergency use authorization of Covid-19 vaccines to interchangeability of Covid-19 vaccines and post EUA changes. In addition, five DRA Technical Guidelines were endorsed for implementation. The DTAC advises […]

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New Chief Regulatory Officer, Post Marketing Control Division

In a simple ceremony on 14th May 2021 , Mr. Kunzang Dorji was instated as the Chief Regulatory Officer, Post Marketing Control Division, Drug Regulatory Authority. He served as the Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer, Inspection Division (DRA) prior to taking the current position. Tashi Delek!

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