Automation of Drug License Process by Government of Balochistan
|Reform Description||Before: Drug Sale license were issued by using traditional manual system which was burdensome because of increased cost and compliance hassle.
After: Drug Sale Licenses can be obtained by applying on newly developed online portal;
|Sector||Pharmaceutical and Healthcare|
|Beneficiaries||All Medical Stores / Pharmacies|
|Department||Provincial Health Directorate, Balochistan|
|Date of Implementation|
|Timeline||Last 03 Months|
|Details||Difficulty||The issuance of Drug Sale License by the Health Directorate of Balochistan was running on the traditional manual system. The owners of pharmacies and medical stores have to visit the directorate office in person to apply and get the drug sale license issued. This system was inefficient in terms of time and cost.|
|Analysis||It was felt that for the issuance and renewal of Drug Sale Licenses an automated online system should be introduced to lessen the cost and compliance hassle on the small healthcare businesses like medical stores and pharmacies.|
|Solution||Health Directorate in line with the reforms proposal has launched a dedicated online “Drugs Sale License Management System” which can be accessed at:|
|Evidence||Drugs Sale License Management System|
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