Tag Archives: Mexico

COFEPRIS+MercadoLibre: agreement to regulate advertisement

 On the 22nd of March, 2014, the COFEPRIS, representing the Mexican Secretariat of Health, has signed a collaboration agreement with the e-commerce company “Mercado Libre” of México. The agreement, signed by the COFEPRIS Federal Commissioner Mikel Arriola, and the general director of … Continue reading

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Mexico and S. Korea: pharma cooperation agreement

On Tuesday 11th March 2014, the COFEPRIS, Mexico’s regulatory authority, and the South Korean Ministry of Health and Wellbeing, through their representatives, signed a collaboration agreement on matters of regulatory affairs for drug products, cosmetic products and medical devices. The … Continue reading

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Generic Market in Mexico up to 84%

The volume of generic drug products consumed by the Mexican population grew from 54% to 84% in the last three years, was announced by Mikel Arriola, Commissioner for the COFEPRIS, the Mexican regulatory agency. The announcement was made at the … Continue reading

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Americas Health Authorities Meeting

On the 20th and 21st of February of 2014, representatives of the five Latin-American Health Authorities of Regional Reference recognized by the Pan American Health Organization, plus those of the FDA, Health Canada, and El Salvador’s regulatory agency met in … Continue reading

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Mexico at the vanguard with new combination drug

In the past days, COFEPRIS granted approval for the combination drug containing fluticasone furoate and vilanterol, indicated for treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. Although the product had already been approved in the US by the FDA in … Continue reading

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MoU between Mexican and Chinese health authorities

In the framework of the bilateral agreements recently signed by the presidents of Mexico and China, Enrique Peña Nieto and Xi Jinping, respectively, the representatives of both sanitary agencies, subscribed the first Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen cooperation in matters … Continue reading

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Mexico and Costa Rica sign cooperation agreement on drugs and vaccines

On the 17th of October 2013, COFEPRIS issued a press release informing on a new agreement of cooperation between the health authorities of Mexico and Costa Rica that will allow the recognition of drug registrations approved by COFEPRIS, by Costa … Continue reading

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