Directorate General of Drug Administration | The Daily Star
  • 19 firms to invest Tk 650cr in pharma

    The pharmaceuticals industry is gearing up to expand as 19 companies have got the go-ahead in the last one year to set up facilities at a combined investment of around Tk 654.82 crore.

  • Mini-labs in six districts

    The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) has launched six international standard mini-labs in as many districts to enhance its capacity to check sale of fake medicines.

  • Toxic Paracetamol: HC summons health secy

    High Court summons Health Secretary Sirajul Haque Khan to appear before it on August 23 to explain why action was not taken against two officials of the drug administration.

  • Poor quality medicines

    We are informed by the Directorate General of Drug Administration that some 153 sub-standard drugs have been detected, of which, 43 had already been marketed and awaiting registration.

  • ‘Legal action if banned drugs found in market’

    The drug administration will take legal actions against the pharmaceutical companies who did not withdraw three types of drugs, banned by the government recently, from the market.