PQCB


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Agenda for 165th meeting of PQCB dated 15-07-2017

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Training schedule: PQCB (Validation Accreditation &Capacity Building Wing)

Introduction

Government of the Punjab has established PQCB u/s 11 of the Drugs Act 1976, to ensure availability of quality drugs to the general public and for effectively interdicting its violations through prosecution of defaulters in the Court of Law.

Functions:

Composition

1 Secretary Health Chairperson
2 Additional Secretary (Technical), Health Department. Vice -Chairperson/ Member
3 Faculty of Pharmacy B. Z. University Multan Member
4 Professor of Pharmacology, Gujranwala Medical College, Gujranwala Member
5 Professor of Medicine, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore Member
6 Chief Drug Controller Punjab, Lahore Member
7 Secretary PQCB Punjab, Lahore Secretary
7 Secretary/Member DQCB of Respective District Member

Procedure:

The Board as far as possible meets at least once in a month The Board examines the cases referred to it by Drug Inspectors under the Act before directing them to prosecute such accused or recommending to the Licensing Authority for cancellation / suspension of the License: provided that no such action can be taken without giving an opportunity of a show cause / personal hearing to the accused.

Before referring any case to the Drug Court, the Board ascertain the names of the Directors, Partners and employees of the Company, Corporation, Firms or institution who are Prima facie responsible for the commission of the offence under the Act or the rules and allow the Inspector to institute prosecution only against such persons. The Board may, in view of minor contravention in its discretion, advise the accused to bring improvement, or if considered necessary issue a warning to the accused and take any other action including recall of batches.

Budget:

No separate budget is provided to PQCB. Budgetary requirements are fulfilled through Health Department.

Contact:

Address: 7-B, LDA Flats, Huma Block, Allama Iqbal Town, Lahore.
Phone: 042-37810393