Santo Domingo. In the meeting, RedCAM will address key points referred to the “Regional Strategy” for access, quality and regulatory mechanisms to ensure the rational use of medicines by the countries of the region.

The meeting is held as part of the activities of the Regulatory Week and within the framework of the Presidency Pro-Tempore of COMISCA, which holds the Dominican Republic until June 2018.

The Minister of Health, Altagracia Guzmán Marcelino and Dr. María De los Ángeles Campos, on behalf of the Executive Secretariat of COMISCA, Dr. Alejandro Solís Martínez, opened the meeting.

Both agreed on the challenges faced by the Regulatory Authorities of Medicines of Central America and the Dominican Republic RedCAM, such as the strengthening of the role of stewardship and regulation, an essential element for compliance with public health.