The department is engaged in imparting systematic knowledge of the Rational use of Drugs in various human diseases and health issues, with the aim of training the undergraduate students for:
(a) their future role in the health teams serving the community, and
(b) for the successful achievement of the goals as laid down by the Kathmandu
University in the curriculum for the MBBS degree (as reflected in their assessed in the university examinations).
The department is currently staffed with seven dedicated full-time faculty members, representing a blend of experience (of more than 40 years) and youth hailing from different parts of India.