Are you familiar with the Regulatory Authorities worldwide? With the ever-changing regulatory landscape, it is important for companies in the life sciences to stay informed and up to date with the latest developments around the world. For this reason, we created an overview of all Regulatory Authorities worldwide in the life sciences.

Due to the complexity of the number of Regulatory Authorities and their importance for the regulatory environment, we listed them alphabetically*:

Multi international Organizations:


National Health Authorities:

Andorra Ministry of Health and Welfare
Argentina  Ministry of Health 0
Armenia The Scientific Center of Drug and Medical Technologies Expertise (SCDMTE)
Bahrain Ministry of Health 
Belgium Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain
Belgium Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
Belgium Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products
Belize  Ministry of Health and Wellness 
Benin Ministry of Health 
Bolivia  Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
Botswana  Ministry of Health and Wellness 
Brazil Oswaldo Cruz Foundation 
Brazil Ministry of Health 
Brunei Ministry of Health 
Bulgaria  Drug Agency (BDA)
Bulgaria  Ministry of Health 
Canada Health Canada 
Chile  Ministry of Health 
Chile  Institute of Public Health 
China National Medical Products Administration
National Institute for Drug and Food Surveillance (INVIMA)
Colombia  Ministry of Health and Social Protection 
Costa Rica  Ministry of Health 
Croatia  Ministry of Health
 Croatia  Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of Croatia
Cyprus Ministry of Health
Czech Republic  Ministry of Health 
Czech Republic State Institute for Drug Control 
Denmark Danish Medicines Agency
Denmark Ministry of Health
Dominican Republic Ministry of Public Health
Ecuador Ministry of Public Health 
Egypt Ministry of Health
El Salvador Ministry of Health
 Estonia State Agency of Medicines 
Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services
Finland Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Finland Finnish Medicines Agency
France National Agency for the Safety of Medicine and Health Products
Georgia Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs
Germany Federal Institute of Drugs and Medical Devices
Germany Ministry of Health
Germany Paul Ehrlich Institute
Ghana Ministry of Health
Greece Ministry of Health
 Greece National Organization for Medicines
Guatemala  Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance
Guyana Ministry of Health
Hong Kong Department of Health
Hungary Ministry of Health
Hungary National Institute of Health and Nutrition  
Iceland Ministry for Health and Social Security
Iceland Icelandic Medicines Agency
India Central Drug Standards Control Organisation
India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Indonesia Ministry of Health
Ireland Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA)
Israel Ministry of Health 
Italy Ministry of Health
Italy National Institute of Health
Jamaica Ministry of Health and Wellness 
Japan Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Japan Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency
Jordan Ministry of Health
Jordan Saudi Food and Drug Authority
Kenya Ministry of Health
Korea Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Latvia State Agency of Medicines
Lebanon Ministry of Public Health
Lichtenstein Office of Health/ Department of Pharmaceuticals
Lithuania Ministry of Health 
Lithuania State Medicines Control Agency
Luxembourg Ministry of Health
Malaysia Ministry of Health
Malaysia National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA)
Maldives  Ministry of Health
Malta Ministry of Health
Malta Medicines Authority
Mauritius Ministry of Health and Wellness
Mexico Ministry of Health
Morocco Ministry of Public Health
Namibia Ministry of Health and Social Service
Netherlands Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Sport
Netherlands Medicines Evaluation Board
Netherlands Healthcare Inspectorate
New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority
New Zealand Ministry of Health
Nicaragua Ministry of Health
Norway Ministry of Health and Care Services
Palestine Ministry of Health
Panama Ministry of Health
Papua New Guinea Ministry of Health
Peru General Directorate of Medicines, Supplies and Drugs
Peru Ministry of Health
Philippines Department of Health
Poland Ministry of Health
Poland Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products
Portugal Ministry of Health
Portugal National Authority of Medicines and Health Products
Romania Ministry of Health
Romania National Authority of Medicines and Medical Devices
Russia Scientific Centre for Expert Evaluation of Medicinal Products
Russia State Institute of Drugs and Good Practices
Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health
Senegal Ministry of Health
Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA)
Singapore Ministry of Health
Slovakia Ministry of Health
Slovakia State Institute of Drug Control
Slovenia Institute of Public Health
Slovenia Ministry of Health
Slovenia Agency for Medical Products and Medical Devices
South Africa Department of Health
Spain Agency for Medicines and Health Products
Spain Ministry of Health
Sri Lanka Ministry of Health
Sweden Medical Product Agency
Sweden Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
Switzerland Agency for Therapeutic Products
Switzerland Federal Office of Public Health
Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare
Tanzania Ministry of Health
Thailand Ministry of Public Health
Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Health
Tunisia Ministry of Public Health
Tunisia Office of Pharmacy and Medicines
Turkey Ministry of Health
Uganda Ministry of Health
UK Department of Health and Social Care
UK Veterinary Medicines Directorate
Ukraine Ministry of Health
United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health and Prevention 
Uruguay  Ministry of Public Health
USA US Food and Drug Administration
Yemen Ministry of Health and Population
Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Care

*Please note that this list may be subject to changes beyond our control. EXTEDO gives no guarantee for completeness or accuracy.


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