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Association for Rational Use of Medication in Pakistan - The Network


  H.No. 60 / A, St-39, F-10/4, Islamabad -44000, ICT

Telephone : 051-281755

Fax : 051-291552

Email :

 Chairperson : Dr. Tasleem Akhter
 Executive Director : Dr. Zafar Mirza
 Contact Person : Dr Zafar Mirza
 Established in June 1992; Registered as Non for a Profit Company
 Paid Staff : 19 [Male : 15 ; Female : 4]
 Geographical Focus : Rural and Urban

 Area of Operation

 Administrative Unit  Division
 Balochistan  Quetta, Sibi, Nasirabad, Kalat, Mekran
 NWFP  Mardan, Peshawar, Malakand, Hazara, Kohat, Bannu, D.I.khan
 Punjab  Rawalpindi, Sargodha , Faisalabad, Gujranwala , Lahore, Multan, D.G.Khan, Bhawalpur

 Larkana, Sukkur, Huderabad, Mirpurkhas, Karachi


 Thematic Area


 Human Rights

 Health  Information Disemination

 Consumer Protction


Major Projects Undertake

 Project  Year  Thematic Area  Project Area
 Promoting Rational Use of Drugs  1995 on going  Advocacy / Health  National
 Campaign of Protection of Breast Milk substitutes and young Child Nutrition 1997 on going  Advocacy / Health  National
 National Drug Policy 1999  Advocacy / Health  National
 Drug Information Centre 1999 on going  Advocacy / Health  National
 Drug Price Study 1999  Advocacy / Health  National
 Preparing to Launch a National Consumer Protection Organization 1999  Consumer Protection  National

 Tobacco Free Initiative Pakistan

 2000 on going

 Advocacy / Health


 Research Program
 Project / Case Study  Thematic Area  Year
 Drug Pricing  Health  1999
 Monitoring of National Drug Policy Implementation  Health  1999
 Tobacco Use in Pakistan  Health / Consumer Protection  2000
 Title Language  Circulation  Frequency  Started Since
 Drug Bulletin  English  14000  Bimonthly  1992
 Sarfeen Aur Sehat  Urdu  5000  Bimonthly  1997
 Breast Feeding News Letter  English  3000  Quarterly  1997

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