Essential medicines and health products

Contacts list

Competent authorities of countries participating in the WHO certification scheme on the quality of pharmaceutical products moving in international commerce


K–O

Kenya (letter of 25 January 1985)

Deputy Chief Pharmacist
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 300l6
Nairobi
Telephone: 254 2 717 077
Fax: 254 2 713 750

Korea, Republic of (letter of 28 June 1977 and fax 10 October 2003)

National Veterinary Research & Quarantine Service (NVRQS)
480, Anyang 6-Dong,
Manan-Gu, Anyang-Shi,
Gyeonggi-Do,
Republic of Korea - 430-016
Telephone: number: +82-31-467-1940,
Fax +82-31-467-1729
E-mail: wsh@nvrqs.go.kr

KFDA (Korea Food & Drug Administration)
#5 Nokbun-dong
Eunpyung-Gu
Seoul
Korea
Telephone: 82 2 380 1800
Fax: 82 2 357 4737

Regional KFDA

Seoul RKFDA
#171-2 Samseong-dong
Gangnam-gu
Seoul
Korea
Telephone: 82 2 552 4141
Fax: 82 2 552 6401

Busan RKFDA
#123-7 Yongdang-dong
Nam-gu
Busan
Korea
Telephone: 82 51 610 6100
Fax: 82 51 610 6291

Deagu RKFDA
#1220-9 Egok-dong
Dalseo-gu
Deagu
Korea
Telephone: 82 53 592 7133
Fax: 82 53 592 2709

Gyungin RKFDA
#7-241 3Ga Shinhung-dong
Chung-gu
Incheon
Korea
Telephone: 82 32 887 0452
Fax: 82 32 887 0454

Gwangju RKFDA
#1110-5 Ohryong-dong
Buk-gu
Gwangju
Korea
Telephone: 82 62 602 1410
Fax: 82 62 602 1400

Deajeon RKFDA
#608 Tanbang-dong
Seo-gu
Deajeon
Korea
Telephone: 82 42 488 5541
Fax: 82 42 5545

Kuwait (letter received 12 January 1983 and 25 October 1994)

Drug Control and Registration Centre
Ministry of Public Health
P.O. Box 4575
13046 Safat
Telephone: 00965 4831038
Fax: 00965 4811267

Lao People's Democratic Republic (letter of 17 August 1994)

Direction de l'Alimentation et de la Pharmacie
Ministère de la Santé
Vientiane
Telephone: 856 21 214 014
Fax: 856 21 214 015

Lesotho (letter of 16 October 1986)

Director of Health Services
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 514
Maseru 100
Telephone: 324 404
Fax: 700 002

Liberia (letter of 20 July 1978)

The Chief Pharmacist
Division of Pharmacy
Ministry of Health & Social Welfare
P.O. Box 900
Monrovia

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (letter of 28 December 1981)

Pharmacy & Medical Equipment Department
Central Medical Stores
Sawia Street
Box 2317
Tripoli
Telephone: 218 21 360 6683
Fax: 218 21 360 8007

Luxembourg (letter of 12 March 1986)

Direction de la Santé
Division de la Pharmacie et des Médicaments
10 rue C.M. Spoo
2546 Luxembourg
Telephone: 352 478 55 90
Fax: 352 22 44 58

Madagascar (letter of 29 August 1980)

Direction des Pharmacies et Laboratoires
Ministère de la Santé
Avenue Jean Ralaimongo
B.P. 88
Antananarivo
Telephone: 261 223 697
Fax: 261 229 729

Malawi (letter of 13 July 1982)

Chief Pharmacist
Ministry of Health and Population
P.O. Box 30377
Lilongwe 3
Telephone: 265 783 004
Fax: 265 783 109

Malaysia (letters of 16 November 1982, 9 June 1993 and 26 December 1996)

National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau
Ministry of Health Malaysia
Jalan Universiti
P.O. Box 319
46730 Petaling Jaya
Telephone: 603 757 4910
Fax: 603 756 2924

Maldives (letter of 12 September 1982)

Ministry of Health and Welfare
Ghazee Building
Malé 20-05
Telephone: 960 324 522
Fax: 960 328 889

Mali (letter of 4 November 1981)

Directeur Général
Office Malien de Pharmacies (O.M.P.)
B.P. 1746
Bamako

Malta (letter of 27 August 1986 and 24 October 1994)

Medicines Authority
198, Rue d'Argens
Gzira
Telephone: 00356 23439135
Fax: 00356 23439161

Mauritania (letter of 2 June 1979)

Direction de la Santé Publique
BP 177
Nouakchott

Mauritius (letter of l August 1977)

Chief Government Pharmacist
Ministry of Health
5th Floor Emmanuel Anquetil Building
Port Louis
Telephone: 201 1367
Fax: 212 9406

Mexico (letters of 9 July 1982, 18 October 1988 and 11 January 1993)

Dirección General de Control de Insumos para la Salud
Dirección de Control de Medicamentos
Gauss No. 6, 8o piso,
Colonia Casa Blanca
Del Miguel Hidalgo
C.P. 11570
Mexico, D.F.
Telephone: 525 254 0348
Fax: 525 545 9526

Mongolia (letter of 14 July 1994)

Directorate of Medical Services
Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
Karl Marx Street-2
Ulaanbaatar - 11
Telephone: 976 1 32 78 74
Fax: 976 1 32 12 78

Morocco (letters of 1 September 1988 and 16 September 1997)

Direction du Médicament et de la Pharmacie
Ministère des Affaires Sociales
Secretariat d'Etat Chargé de la Santé
Rue Lamfadel Cherkaoui
BP 6206 Rabat
Institut Telephone: 07 68 19 30/07 68 22 89
Fax: 07 68 19 31

Mozambique (letter of 4 September 1979)

Departamento Farmacéutico
Ministério da Saúde
P.O. Box 264
Maputo
Telephone: 258 1 424 792
Fax: 258 1 427 133

Myanmar (letter of 11 September 1979)

Food and Drug Administration
No 35 Minkyaung Road
Dagon Township Yangon
Telephone: 951 245 332

Namibia, Republic of (letter of 15 January 1992 and 18 October 1994)

Medicines Control Council
Ministry of Health and Social Services
P.B. 13366
Windhoek
Telephone: 264 61 2032861
Fax: 264 61 2272988

Nepal (letter of 11 March 1984)

Chief Drug Administrator & Head of Department
Department of Drug Administration
Ministry of Health
Bizuli Bazaar
Kathmandu
Telephone: 977 2 21 6258
Fax: 977 1 22 2996

Netherlands (letters of 1 August 1983 and 1 December 1995)

Public Health Supervisory Service of the Netherlands
The Inspectorate of Health Care
Sir W. Churchillaan 362
P.O. Box 5850
2280 HW Rijswijk
Telephone: 0031 70 3406839
Fax: 0031 70 3407159

New Zealand (letters of 18 December 1975, 1 June 1992 and 24 October 1994)

Therapeutics Section
Department of Health
P.O. Box 5013
Wellington
Telephone: 0064 4 496 2088
Fax: 0064 4 496 2340

Nicaragua (letters of 20 March 1984 and 10 December 1992)

Dirección General de Normalización de Insumos Médicos
Ministerio de Salud Pública
Managua
Telephone: 505 289 7164
Fax: 505 289 7483

Nigeria (letter of 5 March 1980)

National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC)
Federal Ministry of Health
P.M.B 12525
Lagos
Telephone: 234 1 269 3105
Fax: 234 1 269 3104

Norway (letter of 9 April 1976)

The Norwegian Medicines Control Authority
Sven Oftedals vei 6
N-0950 Oslo Telephone: 47 22 89 7700
Fax: 47 22 89 7799

Oman (letters of 9 March 1982, 10 December 1995 and 8 October 1997)

Directorate General of Pharmaceutical Affairs and Drug Control Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 393
PC 113, Muscat
Telephone: 00968 600016
Fax: 00968 600595

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