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Drug Regulatory Requirements in Bhutan: A Glance

With the participation of officials from the Ministry of Health
in international conferences on pharmaceutical safety and
the International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities
(ICDRA), Bhutan recognised the need to introduce a National
Drug Policy and Medicines Legislation. Regulatory procedures
have been developed to ensure promotional activities of
medicines are fair, balanced, and aimed at rational drug
use. Bhutan is a fast-emerging market. This article by Mr
Balamuralidhara, Kaushik Devaraju, Prof. Pramod Kumar and
Dr Gaurav Mathur of JSS College gives you an outline of
drug regulatory requirements for registration of new drugs
and other classifications of medicine of Bhutan.