CIS Experts Considered Standartization, Registration and Quality Control of Medicines
28 June 2023
On 28 June, a meeting of the CIS Intergovernmental Commission for Standartization, Registration and Quality Control of Medicines, Medical Devices and Medical Equipment was held in Minsk.
The participants considered proposals for candidates to the Commission, discussed the work plan for 2023-2024, and listened to the proposals of representatives of the CIS countries.
Secretary of the IPA CIS Permanent Commission on Social Policy and Human Rights, Executive Secretary of the IPA CIS Expert Advisory Board on Public Health Evgenia Vladimirova took part in the meeting.
She told the participants about the prospects of developing a Model Law on Medical Supplies in the CIS Member Nations.
Evgenia Vladimirova also informed that on 30 June in Minsk, the Secretariat of the Council of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly together with the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Russian Academy of Sciences and the international organization Eurasian Cooperation on Clinical Guidelines and Development of National Health with the support of the CIS Executive Committee will hold the first expert session on the development of the Model Law.
Member of the IPA CIS Expert Advisory Board on Public Health, Director of the Eurasian Cooperation on Clinical Guidelines and Development of National Health Sergey Savashinsky, Professor of the Law Faculty of the St. Petersburg State University Nelli Diveeva, Deputy Head of the International Cooperation Department of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vitaly Maltsev, as well as Executive Secretary of the Commission Sergey Polikarpov participated in the Commission meeting.
The CIS Intergovernmental Commission for Standartization, Registration and Quality Control of Medicines, Medical Devices and Medical Equipment was established under the CIS Advisory Board on Cooperation in the Field of Public Health in 1995 to harmonize laws and regulations governing the circulation of medicines, medical devices and medical equipment.
The Commission coordinates the development and harmonization of interstate documents regulating the standartization, registration and quality control of medicines, medical devices and medical equipment, ensuring mutually recognizable requirements for preclinical and clinical studies of medicines, testing of medical devices and medical equipment. The tasks of the Commission also include the development of unified requirements for mutual recognition of analytical results of certified laboratories controlling the quality of medicines and unified requirements for the inspection of companies producing medicines, medical devices and medical equipment.