International – WHO Seeks Consultant to Help Cambodia Strengthen Drug Regulation

The World Health Organization (WHO) is recruiting a consultant to help Cambodia improve its drug regulatory system. WHO will task the short-term consultant with advancing Cambodia’s systems for medicines regulation and supply management in line with the current strategic plan for the sector.

Cambodia drew up a strategic plan for the next five years of its pharmaceutical industry in 2012. Yet, having come to the end of the period covered by the plan, WHO thinks “various components of the system still need to be strengthened.” This year, Cambodia plans to revise the laws and regulations covering pharmaceuticals and make other changes to resolve the shortcomings of the system…