Drug Testing Laboratories. Report of the South-East Asia Regional Meeting. Bangkok, Thailand, 27 April 2013
(2013; 46 pages)


Overall goal: To strengthen regional capacity for testing of essential medicines to assure their quality

Specific objectives:

  • To review the current status of medicines testing services/facilities in Member countries;
  • To identify mechanisms for augmenting national capacity for assuring quality of medicines;
  • To forge a regional network of medicines testing laboratories;
  • To draft/develop a roadmap for augmenting regional and
  • national capacity for assuring the quality of medicines;

Expected outcomes:

  • Recommendations on the way forward for the Region with regard to building capacity of drug testing laboratories.
  • Recommendations for government, WHO and partners in achieving the way forward.
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