• February 21, 2019
  • WTO

Bangladesh | The National Drug Policy

Title of document
The National Drug Policy 2016 (27 page(s), in English)

The Policy is aimed at:

Notifying member: Bangladesh


Objective tag
Protection of human health or safety

The Policy aims: • to ensure that the people have easy access to safe, effective and good quality drugs at affordable prices • to ensure rational and safe use of drugs and proper dispensing • to achieve self-sufficiency in the manufacture of drugs and raw materials by providing services and facilities on a priority basis to all local drug manufacturing industries • to expand the export of drugs that are manufactured in the country • to establish effective surveillance system of medicines.

Agency responsible
Dr. Khandaker Sagir Ahmed, Director (Current Charge), Directorate General of Drug Administration. Aushad Bhavan, Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh Tel : 8802 9880841, 9880864, 9880897, 9880924 Mobile: 008801708506004 Fax : 8802 9880854, Email dgda.gov.bd@gmail.com


  • Submission: 05/02/2019
  • Reception: 05/02/2019
  • Distribution: 21/02/2019
  • Final date for comments: N/A
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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