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Global Regulatory Agencies Directory

In a globally connected healthcare environment, understanding the various pharmaceutical regulatory agencies is of paramount importance.
Our directory provides a comprehensive guide to these bodies around the world.

Worldwide Interactive Map of Regulatory Agencies

Explore our interactive world map to locate agencies by country. Click on any nation to visit the agency’s website.

Agencies by Country or Region

For a detailed overview, browse through our list of regulatory agencies segmented by country or region:

Supranational

Region Agency URL
Global World Health Organization (WHO) WHO Website
Europe European Medicines Agency (EMA) EMA Website

Africa

Country Agency URL
Benin Beninese Agency for Pharmaceutical Regulation (ABRP) ABRP Website
Burkina Faso National Agency for Pharmaceutical Regulation of Burkina Faso (ANRP) ANRP Website
Burundi The Burundian Regulatory Authority for Medicines for Human Use and Food (ABREMA) Not available
Cameroon Directorate of Pharmacy and Medicines and Laboratories (DPML) DPML Website
Cape Verde Entidade Reguladora Independente da Saúde (ERIS) ERIS Website
Congo Directorate of Pharmacy and Medicines Directorate of Pharmacy and Medicines Website
Egypt The Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) EDA Website
Ghana Ghana Food And Drugs Authority Ghana Food And Drugs Authority Website
Ivory Coast DPML (Direction of Pharmacy, Medicine and Laboratories) DPML Website
Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) Pharmacy and Poisons Board Website
Malawi Pharmacy and Medicines Regulatory Authority (PMRA) PMRA Website
Mali Department of Pharmacy and Medicines Department of Pharmacy and Medicines Website
Mauritania Directorate of pharmacy and laboratories and processed by the National Medicines Commission (C.N.M) Directorate of pharmacy and laboratories Website
Morocco Morocco Ministry of Health Morocco Ministry of Health Website
Namibia Namibia Medicines Regulatory Council (NMRC) NMRC Website
Nigeria Nigeria National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC Website
Senegal Agence sénégalaise de Réglementation pharmaceutique Agence sénégalaise de Réglementation pharmaceutique Website
South Africa SAHPRA SAHPRA Website
Tanzania Autoridad de Medicamentos y Equipos Médicos - TMDA TMDA Website
Tunisia DPM DPM Website
Uganda National Drug Authority National Drug Authority Website
Zimbabwe Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe - MCAZ MCAZ Website

America

Country Agency URL
Argentina ANMAT ANMAT Website
Bahamas Agencia Nacional de Medicamentos Agencia Nacional de Medicamentos Website
Bolivia Unidad de Medicamentos y Tecnología en Salud Unidad de Medicamentos y Tecnología en Salud Website
Canada Health Canada Health Canada Website
Chile Instituto de Salud Pública - ISP ISP Website
Colombia Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y Alimentos - INVIMA INVIMA Website
Costa Rica Ministerio de Salud Ministerio de Salud Website
Cuba Centro para el Control Estatal de Medicamentos, Equipos y Dispositivos Médicos - CECMED CECMED Website
Dominican Republic Dirección General de Drogas y Farmacias - DGDF DGDF Website
Ecuador Agencia Nacional de Regulación, Control y Vigilancia Sanitaria - ARCSA ARCSA Website
El Salvador Dirección de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios Medicamentos Website
Guatemala Guatemala Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance Guatemala Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance Website
Guyana Ministerio de Salud Ministerio de Salud Website
Honduras Agencia de Regulación Sanitaria - ARSA ARSA Website
Jamaica Ministerio de Salud y Bienestar Jamaica Ministerio de Salud y Bienestar Jamaica Website
Mexico Mexico's COFEPRIS Mexico's COFEPRIS Website
Netherlands Antilles Departamento de Salud Pública y Protección del Medio Ambiente Departamento de Salud Pública y Protección del Medio Ambiente Website
Nicaragua Dirección General de Regulación Sanitaria - Ministerio de Salud Dirección General de Regulación Sanitaria Website
Panama Dirección Nacional de Farmacia y Drogas Dirección Nacional de Farmacia y Drogas Website
Paraguay Dirección Nacional de Vigilancia Sanitaria - DINAVISA DINAVISA Website
Peru Dirección General de Medicamentos, Insumos y Drogas - DIGEMID DIGEMID Website
Puerto Rico SARAFS SARAFS Website
Trinidad and Tobago División de Química, Alimentos y Medicamentos División de Química, Alimentos y Medicamentos Website
Uruguay División Evaluación Sanitaria - Ministerio Salud Pública - MSP División Evaluación Sanitaria Website
USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) FDA Website
Venezuela Dirección de Drogas, Medicamentos y Cosméticos Dirección de Drogas, Medicamentos y Cosméticos Website

Asia

Country Agency URL
Afghanistan General Directorate of Pharmaceutical Affairs, Ministry of Public Health GDPA Website
Algeria Algeria Ministry of Pharmaceutical Industry Algeria Ministry of Pharmaceutical Industry Website
Armenia Scientific Centre of Drug and Medical Technology Expertise Scientific Centre Website
Azerbaijan Center for Analytical Examination Center for Analytical Examination Website
Bahrain NHRA - National Health Regulatory Authority NHRA Website
Bangladesh DGDA - Directorate General of Drug Administration DGDA Website
Bhutan Drug Regulatory Authority Drug Regulatory Authority Website
Cambodia Department of Drugs and Food Department of Drugs and Food Website
China China’s State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) SFDA Website
Hong Kong Department of Health Department of Health Website
India India's CDSCO CDSCO Website
Indonesia National Agency of Drug and Food Control Pom.go.id Website
Iran Iran Food and Drug Administration FDA Website
Iraq KIMADIA - State Company for Provision of Medicines and Medical Appliances KIMADIA Website
Israel Ministry of Health - Pharmaceutical Division Ministry of Health Website
Japan Japanese MHLW MHLW Website
Jordan Jordan Food and Drug Administration JFDA Website
Kazakhstan NDDA - National Center for Expertise of Medicines and Medical Devices NDDA Website
Kuwait Kuwait Drug and Food Control Administration Kuwait Drug and Food Control Administration Website
Kyrgyzstan State Department of Medicine Provision and Medical Equipment State Department Website
Laos Food and Drug Department Food and Drug Department Website
Lebanon Ministry of Public Health Ministry of Public Health Website
Malaysia NPRA - National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency NPRA Website
Maldives Maldives Food and Drug Authority MFDA Website
Mongolia Ministry of Health and Sports Ministry of Health and Sports Website
Myanmar Food and Drug Administration FDA Website
Nepal DDA - Department of Drug Administration DDA Website
Oman Directorate General of Pharmaceutical Affairs and Drug Control Directorate General Website
Pakistan DRAP - Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan DRAP Website
Palestine General Directorate of Pharmacy Pharmacy Website
Philippines Food and Drug Administration FDA Website
Qatar Pharmacy and Drug Control Pharmacy and Drug Control Website
Russia Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare (Roszdravnadzor) Roszdravnadzor Website
Saudi Arabia Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) SFDA Website
Singapore Singapore's Health Sciences Authority (HSA) HSA Website
South Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) MFDS Website
Sri Lanka NMRA - National Medicines Regulatory Authority NMRA Website
Syria Directorate of Drug Control Drug Control Website
Taiwan FDA FDA Website
Thailand Food and Drug Administration FDA Website
Turkey Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency Website
United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health and Prevention Ministry of Health Website
Uzbekistan National Information and Analytical Center on Drugs Control NCDC Website
Vietnam Drug Administration of Vietnam DAV Website
Yemen Supreme Board for Medicine and Medical Appliances Supreme Board Website

Europe

Country Agency URL
Albania Agjencia Kombetare e Barnave dhe Pajisjeve Mjekesore Agjencia Kombetare e Barnave dhe Pajisjeve Mjekesore Website
Austria Austrian Medicines and Medical Devices Agency Austrian Medicines and Medical Devices Agency Website
Belarus MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS Website
Belgium Federal agency for medicines and health products Federal agency for medicines and health products Website
Brazil Brazil's ANVISA Brazil's ANVISA Website
Bulgaria Bulgarian Drug Agency Bulgarian Drug Agency Website
Croatia Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of Croatia Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of Croatia Website
Cyprus Pharmaceutical Services - Ministry of Health Pharmaceutical Services - Ministry of Health Website
Czech Republic State Institute for Drug Control State Institute for Drug Control Website
Denmark Danish Medicines Agency Danish Medicines Agency Website
Estonia State Agency of Medicines State Agency of Medicines Website
Finland Finnish Medicines Agency Finnish Medicines Agency Website
France The French National Agency for Medicines and Health Products Safety The French National Agency for Medicines and Health Products Safety Website
Germany Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices Website
Greece National Organization for Medicines National Organization for Medicines Website
Hungary National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition Website
Iceland Icelandic Medicines Agency Icelandic Medicines Agency Website
Ireland Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) Health Products Regulatory Authority Website
Italy Italian Medicines Agency Italian Medicines Agency Website
Latvia State Agency of Medicines State Agency of Medicines Website
Liechtenstein Office of Health / Medicinal Products Control Agency Office of Health / Medicinal Products Control Agency Website
Lithuania State Medicines Control Agency State Medicines Control Agency Website
Luxembourg Ministry of Health Ministry of Health Website
Malta Medicines Authority Medicines Authority Website
Netherlands Medicines Evaluation Board Medicines Evaluation Board Website
Norway The Norwegian Medicines Agency The Norwegian Medicines Agency Website
Poland Chief Pharmaceutical Inspectorate Chief Pharmaceutical Inspectorate Website
Portugal INFARMED – National Authority of Medicines and Health Products, IP INFARMED – National Authority of Medicines and Health Products, IP Website
Romania National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices of Romania National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices of Romania Website
Slovakia State Institute for Drug Control State Institute for Drug Control Website
Slovenia Javna agencija Republike Slovenije za zdravila in medicinske pripomočke Javna agencija Republike Slovenije za zdravila in medicinske pripomočke Website
Spain Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices Website
Sweden Medical Products Agency Medical Products Agency Website
Switzerland Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products (Swissmedic) Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products (Swissmedic) Website

Oceania

Country Agency URL
Australia Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) TGA Website
New Zealand MEDSAFE - Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority MEDSAFE Website
Papua New Guinea Pharmaceutical Services Standards Branch Pharmaceutical Services Standards Branch Website

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