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


P–T

Pakistan (letter of 5 May 1979)

Drugs Controller Ministry of Health, Special Education and Social Welfare
Islamabad
Telephone: 828867

Panama (letter of 29 August 1979)

Director Departamento de Farmacia y Drogas
Ministerio de Salud
Apartado 2048
Panama
Telephone: 507 623 546
Fax: 507 275 276

Papua New Guinea (letter of 1 September 1982)

Chief of Pharmaceutical Services
Department of Health
P.O. Box 3991
Boroko, NCD
Telephone: 675 248 672
Fax: 675 254 209

Peru (letters of 7 October 1980, 24 October 1994 and 18 September 1997)

Dirección General de Medicamentos, Insumos y Drogas (DIGEMID)
Av. Arenales 1302
Oficina 318
Lima, 11
Telephone: 51 12 658776/658777/658778
Fax: 51 14 716353

Philippines (letters of 3 August 1988 and 9 November 1994)

Bureau of Food and Drugs
Ministry of Health
Alabang, Muntinlupa
Metro Manila 1702
Telephone: 632 842 45 83
Fax: 632 842 46 03

Poland (letters of 16 October 1976 and 21 August 1995)

The Main Pharmaceutical Inspectorate
38/40 DCuga Street
00-238 Warsaw
Poland
Telephone: (+48 22) 831- 42- 81
Fax: (+48 22) 831- 02- 44

Portugal (letters of 13 February 1976, 28 November 1989, 6 September 1994 and 22 July 1998)

INFARMED
Instituto Nacional da Farmácia e do Medicamento
Parque de Saúde de Lisboa
Avenida do Brasil, 53
P-1700 Lisboa
Telephone: 351 1 790 85 00/795 78 36
Fax: 351 1 795 91 16/795 90 69
E-mail: infarmed@infarmed.pt

Qatar (letter of 8 June 1982)

Drug Control Department
Ministry of Public Health
Post Box 42
Doha
Telephone: 974 468 458
Fax: 974 433 019

Romania (letters of 29 August 1977 and 12 August 2002)

The participation of Romania in the Scheme will be both for import and export of pharmaceutical products only for human use.

Ministry of Health and Family
1-3, Christian Popistcanu Street, sector 1
7132 Bucharest
Tel/Fax: 4021 3104966

Russian Federation (letter of 12 March 1999)

Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Rahmanovskij Per. 3,
101431 Moscow
Telephone: 7 095 925 1140
Fax: 7 095 200 0212

Rwanda (letter of 6 June 1979)

Directeur de la Pharmacie
Ministère de la Santé
B.P. 84
Kigali
Telephone: 250 759 68
Fax: 250 760 98

Saint Lucia (letter of 21 December 1981)

The Medical Supplies Officer
Ministry of Health
Chaussee Road
Castries
Telephone: 809 452 2673
Fax: 809 452 5655

São Tomé and Principe (letter of 16 May 1979)

Direção da Farmácia
Ministério da Saúde Pública
Rua Patrice Lumumba
C.P. 23
São Tomé
Telephone: 23 21 359
Fax: 23 21 306

Saudi Arabia (letters of 8 July 1982 and 20 January 1989)

Department of Medical Licences and Pharmaceutical Affairs
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 27278/11417
Riyadh 11484
Telephone: 405 9700
Fax: 405 9435

Senegal (letter of 29 August 1977)

Inspection des Pharmacies
Ministère de la Santé Publique et l'Action sociale
153, rue Mousse Diop
Dakar

Seychelles (letter of 15 September 1981)

Director, Pharmaceutical Services
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 52
Victoria Hospital
Mahe
Telephone: 224400
Fax: 224792

Sierra Leone (letter of 26 July 1982)

Chief Pharmacist
Government Central Medical Stores
Pharmacy Board
Box 838
New Englandville
Freetown
Telephone: 232 22 24 05 89
Fax: 232 22 22 56 15

Singapore (letter of 18 April l994)

The Drug Administration Division
Pharmaceutical Department
Ministry of Health
2 Jalan Bukit Merah
Singapore 169547
Telephone: 65 325 5619
Fax: 65 325 5423

Slovak Republic (letters of 25 March 1991 and 2 March 1998;
e-mail from 25 April 2012)

Director, State Institute for Drug Control
Kvetná 11
82508 Bratislava
Telephone: 421 7 566 5081
Fax: 421 7 566 4127
E-mail: veronika.gaplovska@sukl.sk

Slovenia (letters of 23 June 1993 and 5 September 1997)

Agency for Medicinal Products
Ministry of Health
Roñna dolina c.VU/7
1000 Ljubljana
Telephone: 386 61 123 3064
Fax: 386 61 123 3053

Solomon Islands (memorandum of 6 February 1986)

Director, Pharmacy Services
Ministry of Health and Medical Services
P.O. Box 349
Honiara Telephone: 677 23 427
Fax: 677 20 420

Somalia (letter of 13 June 1982)

Department of Pharmacy and Medical Supplies
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 1750
Mogadishu

South Africa (letter of 28 April 1981)

Medicines Control Council
Private Bag X828
Pretoria 0001
Telephone: 27 12 312 0322
Fax: 27 12 326 4344

Spain (letters of 29 June 1977, 15 July 1983, 21 April 1986 and
2 March 2000)

Agencia Española del Medicamento
Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo
C. Huertas 75
28014 Madrid
Telephone: 34 91 596 1627
Fax: 34 91 596 1615
e-mail: sdaem@agemed.es

Sri Lanka (letter of 16 June 1980)

Director, Quality Control Laboratory
Highways and Department of Health Services
General Hospital
Colombo 8

Sudan (letter of 6 April 1981)

Directorate of Pharmacy Federal Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 303
Khartoum
Telephone: 249 11 775697
Fax: 249 11 772970

Suriname (letter of 11 December 1986)

Ministry of Health
Gravenstraat 64
Paramaribo

Swaziland (letter of 9 November 1978)

Director of Medical Services
Department of Pharmacy
Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 5
Mbabane

Sweden (letter of 1 April 1976)

Director-General
Medical Products Agency
Box 26
751 03 Uppsala
Telephone: 46 18 17 4665
Fax: 46 18 50 1168

Switzerland (letters of 8 July 1980 and 1 January 2002)

Swissmedic, Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products
Erlachstrasse 8
3000 Berne 9
Telephone: 41 31 322 0211
Fax: 41 31 302 0212

Syrian Arab Republic (letter of 12 November 1975)

Pharmaceutical Services
Ministry of Health
Damascus
Telephone: 963 11 331 1114
Fax: 963 11 331 1116

Tanzania, United Republic of (letter of 27 June 1978)

Pharmacy Board Ministry of Health
P.O. Box 9083
Dar es Salaam
Telephone: 255 051 26211
Fax: 255 051 46229

Thailand (letter of 30 December 1977)

Director-General
Food and Drug Administration
Ministry of Public Health
Tiwanond Road
Nonthaburi 11000
Telephone: 662 591 8458
Fax: 662 591 8457

Togo (letter of 4 July 1983)

Directeur des Pharmacies et Laboratoires
Direction Générale de Santé Publique
B.P. 336
Lomé
Telephone: 228 21 45 02
Fax: 228 22 07 99

Trinidad & Tobago (letter of 7 November l984)

Chief Chemist Director
Food and Drugs
Ministry of Health
Duncan Street and Independence Square
Port of Spain
Telephone: 809 624 1592
Fax: 809 623 9528

Tunisia (letter of 8 February 1978)

Direction de la Pharmacie et du Médicament
30, rue de Khartoum
Tunis Belvedere
Telephone: 216 1 796 824
Fax: 216 1 797 816

Turkey (letter of 24 September 2004)

General Directorate of Medicine and Pharmaceuticals of the
Ministry of Health
Çankiri Caddesi No: 57
Ulus, Ankara
Telephone: 0090.312.309.70.94
Telephone: 0090.312.309.31.80
Telephone: 0090.312.309.50.89
Fax: 0090.312.309.71.18

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