Nepal Pharmaceutical Association (NPA) has played a pivotal role in the formation of Nepal Pharmacy Council (NPC).
The NPA’s exercise for preparation of draft of NPC Act took momentum after implementation of National Drug Policy 1995 (B.S. 2051) that clearly spelled out for the policy strategy (Section 4.4c) aiming to promulgate legislative measures to register pharmacy manpower engaged in the pharmacy profession.
The draft prepared by NPA was discussed in the national seminar entitled “Need of Pharmacy Council for the Development of Pharmacy Services in Nepal” on 10 April 1997 (28 Chaitra 2053) on the auspicious occasion of NPA’s silver jubilee. The draft recommended by the seminar was submitted to the Ministry of Health and Population for further action.
Nepal Pharmacy Council was established in 2058 B.S.(2001 A.D.) by the act number 14 of the year 2057, in order to make effective the pharmacy business by managing and operating it in a scientific manner. It is the professional bodyRead More