Changes in Russian Regulatory Environment

Russia, as one of largest and most important pharmaceutical markets in the world underwent significant changes of its pharmaceutical regulatory laws. The new law went into effect in September 2010.

The main question remains: Are these changes going to facilitate registration procedure and at which price?

International Conference on Counterfeit Medical Products 

Basel (Switzerland), 16.04.2010 - More than 140 participants, senior officials from health, law enforcement and judicial authorities from around 40 states, international organisations and institutions from around the world came together on 15 and 16 April 2010 in Basel to discuss the practical implementation of the future Council of Europe MEDICRIME Convention.

The event was organised under the aegis of the Swiss Chairmanship of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers by Swissmedic, Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products, and the Council of Europe. The Council of Europe has for a long time been involved in finding appropriate answers to the serious problems posed by counterfeiting of medical products and other threats to public health.

Ukraine

Introduction of Braille Script for Pharmaceuticals in Ukraine

20.05.2009 was introduced an amendment to the law of Ukraine “On medicines” (? 124/96?? of 4.04.96) which orders to use Braille script on packages. Changes came into force until 01.01.10. In Ukraine live approximately 45 000 of semi-blind people and 10 000 – 20 000 from this number are totally blind.

It’s important to pay attention for this question: for example EU producers had approximately 7 years preparation for new law concerning the Braille script.

Free Webinar Series

In order to fulfill dicentra’s mission to serve the natural health products industry as a source for education and trusted scientific and regulatory information, we offer free quarterly regulatory updates (every 3 months) through an online webinar.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Act on Medical Products and Medical Devices

On May 1st 2009 the Agency for medical products and medical devices in Bosnia and Herzegovina has started with work. The Act on Medical Products and Medical Devices defines Agency's jurisdiction, how to apply for MA in Bosnia and Herzegovina, documentation for registration, pharmacovigilance, advertising.

Registration of the Herbal Medical Products in the Republic of Albania

FarmavitaR+ brings you a short description of herbal medical products registration procedure in the Republic of Albania.

The whole 4 pages article is available for download at Downloads section of Farmavitar.Net

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