The General Directorate of Medicines, Supplies and Drugs (Digemid) of the Ministry of Health (MINSA) has been optimizing its internal processes to achieve recognition as “National Regulatory Authority of Regional Reference for medicines and biological products Level IV”, the highest rating grants the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) to ensure the efficacy, safety and quality of medicines.
This certification will facilitate the exchange of public information within the framework of current national legislations, the establishment of mutually agreed mechanisms that favor the processes of mutual recognition among regulatory authorities and participate in the processes of quality assurance and effectiveness of products purchased by PAHO on behalf of the countries.
In addition, it will support the strengthening activities of other national regulatory authorities in the region as well as implement the “Inter-institutional Cooperation Agreement of the Health Authorities of the Pacific Alliance Countries,” in the sanitary registration and certification processes. manufacturing practices.

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