ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration has launched a special drive against the sellers of unregistered and spurious medicines in order to ensure the quality of medicines as provided under the drug act 1976.
On the directions of Chief Commissioner Islamabad Tariq Mehmood Pirzada and Deputy Commissioner Amer Ali Ahmed, the ICT district health office has started the drive against the quacks and sellers of spurious medicines.
In this regard, an official source said that special teams have been constituted and officials from District Health Office have been assigned the task to conduct checking of medical stores, medical centers in various jurisdictions.
They have been also directed to seal medical store and impound unregistered medicines in case any chemist is involved in selling spurious medicines.
The source said this drive would continue to ensure implementation and vigilance on the quality of medicines with a regular checking of the outlets.