Pakistan Institute of Development Economics


Pakistan's Pharmaceutical Industry: Growth, Challenges and Issues-II

Date : August 15, 2020 at 03:00 PM
Moderator: Dr. Nadeem ul Haq (Vice Chancellor PIDE)
Speaker : Asim Rauf (CEO, Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan, Ministry of National Health Services Regulations & Coordination), Ayesha T. Haq (Executive Director, Pharma Bureau), Osman Khalid Waheed (CEO Ferozesons), Salman Berney (Former CEO of GSK, Former Chairman, Pharma Bureau & Former President, OICCI), Khalid Mehmood (CEO of Getz Pharma), Shahid Mehmood (Research Fellow, PIDE)

What are the issues that impede the growth of the pharmaceutical sector in Pakistan?, Why is there a persistent shortage of life saving drugs despite the presence of a large number of firms?, How do government policies affect the growth of this sector?