Kathmandu, Oct 25: The Ministry of Health is set to introduce a directive to regulate quality of medical devices.
Director-General at Department of Drugs Administration Narayan Dhakal informed that a draft of the regulatory directive has been prepared and that it would be forwarded to the Ministry for further discussion soon.
The regulation formulation has been taken ahead to address growing public complaints that the quality treatment has been compromised in absence of effective regulation of the quality of medical devices being used in the treatment, he informed.
Director-General Dhakal expressed his confidence that the regulation of quality of medical devices such as syringe, kits, X-ray machine, CT Scan machine and MRi machine would help enhance quality of health treatment.
Earlier too, the Department had outlined a directive in 2071 BS under the leadership of Director-General Dhakal. Bu, it was not brought in to effect citing the policy document lacks some important details. RSS