Pharmacovigilance in Nepal: Short Documentary

Around the world / 16 October 2017

This short film is a window into the development of medicine safety in Nepal.

Nepal is making great progress in the field of medicines safety but has a long way to go. In this short documentary, staff from the Department of Drug Administration (DDA) - Ministry of Health Nepal, explain what stage they are at and what challenges they face. Special thanks to Director General Narayan Prasad Dhakal, Santosh K.C. and Sushma Shakya.

Alexandra Hoegberg @alexhoegberg
Team Manager, Global Communications, UMC

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