Indian Expert Dr. A. Ramkishan Appointed by WHO to Advisory Panel

HYDERABAD: Dr A. Ramkishan, deputy drugs controller of India, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), has been appointed as one of the experts on the advisory panel on biological standardisation for four years by The World Health Organisation (WHO).

Dr Ramkishan who hails from Hyderabad is the first Indian doctor on the committee. He has 25 years of regulatory service in CDSCO which he joined in 1998 as a drug inspector in Mumbai.

A pharmacy graduate from Kakatiya University, Dr Ramkishan has been awarded 35 awards and honours.

Speaking to Deccan Chronicle Dr Ramkishan said, “The opportunity came on the basis of scientific capacity and expertise and experience in the field of pharmaceutical sciences as well as publications and regulatory experience. For the first time a regulator has been chosen on the panel and this is a huge opportunity for me.”

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