Drug Regulatory Authority of Bhutan

In order to control and regulate medicinal products in the Kingdom, the 81 session of the National Assembly passed The Medicines Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2003 on 5th August 2003. Further, knowing that the medicine regulation demands the application of sound knowledge and skills and operates within a legal framework, Drug Regulatory Authority […]

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Good Manufacturing Practice(GMP) Workshop from 31 March -2 April, 2017.
Sensitization workshop on Pharmacovigilance and ADR reporting system in Bhutan (30th - 31st August 2016)
"targeting young and previously untrained medical doctors and nurses"
Annual Performance Agreement signing for 2016-17
Annual Performance Agreement signing for 2016-17
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Workshop for Pharmacy Store Keepers of Samtse Dzongkhag conducted on 29 and 30 April, 2016.
Pharmacovigilance Workshop for Healthcare Professionals. April 2 - 3, 2016
Dr. Boonchai, Secretary General, Thai FDA, Ms Sukanya Jiarapong accompanied by Director of Bureau of Drug Control, Thai FDA and officials of Thai FDA, Ministry of Public Health visited Bhutan to sign the technical cooperation between Bhutan and Thai FDA. The signing of the technical cooperation has been of great success.
Our Thai FDA delegates during the leisure trip to Paro Taktshang

Announcements & Notifications

Notice Inviting Tender

Drug Regulatory Authority (DRA) is pleased to invite sealed quotation from the eligible suppliers with valid Bhutanese Trade License for the supply of Extension kits. The last date for the submission of the bids is on 5 May, 2017 at 11:00 AM and will open on the same day at 2:30 PM.

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Regulatory Notification on products claiming to possess medicinal benefits.

Notification No. 19/DRA/DC/Notifications/2016-17/2782

Drug Regulatory Authority hereby notifies the general public that any products claiming to possess medicinal benefits must be registered and sold only from licensed premises by the persons authorized for the purpose.

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Public Notification on consumption of unauthorized products.

Notification No. 19/DRA/DC/Notifications/2016-17/2781

In the interest of public safety, Drug Regulatory Authority hereby notifies the general public to be cautious of consuming unauthorized products claiming various unproven health or medical benefits.

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