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Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities (ICDRA) - Hong Kong, China, 24 - 27 June 2002
(2002; 166 pages) View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAbbreviations and acronyms used in this report
Open this folder and view contentsOpening ceremony
Open this folder and view contentsHerbal medicines
Open this folder and view contentsKeynote address
Open this folder and view contentsSafety of blood-derived products
Open this folder and view contentsAntimicrobial resistance - new initiatives
Open this folder and view contentsHarmonization I
Open this folder and view contentsHarmonization II
Open this folder and view contentsProtection of trial subjects in clinical trials
Open this folder and view contentsRegulating biotechnology products
Open this folder and view contentsRegulatory challenges: health sector reform and drug regulatory capacity
Open this folder and view contentsAccess to drugs and vaccines I
Open this folder and view contentsAccess to drugs and vaccines II
Open this folder and view contentsCounterfeit pharmaceutical products
Open this folder and view contentsHomoeopathy
Open this folder and view contentsSafety monitoring
Open this folder and view contentsE-Commerce
Open this folder and view contentsCurrent topics
Open this folder and view contentsRegulatory challenges of new technologies
View the documentList of participants
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List of participants

Argentina

Dr. Marina Rossi
Chief of Immunology Section
Instituto Nacional de Medicamentos
Administracion Nacional de
Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnologia
Medica (ANMAT), Buenos Aires
T: 54 114 340 0800 (Ext. 2543)
F: 54 114 340 0853 / 342 8684
mrossi@anmat.gov.ar

Republic of Armenia

Prof. Elmira Amroyan
Head of Pharmacological Council
Drug and Medical Technology Agency
T: 374-1-584120
F: 374-1-542406 / 585335
elmira@pharm.am

Australia

Mr. Terry Slater
National Manager
Therapeutic Goods Administration
T: 61-2-62328200
F: 61-2-62328239
terry.slater@health.gov.au

Mr. Graham Andrew Peachey
Assistant Secretary
Therapeutic Goods Administration
T: 612-62704420 / 612-62328184
F: 612-62704433
graham.peachey@health.gov.au

Mr. Steve Howells
Head of Surveillance
Therapeutic Goods Administration
T: 61-2-62328642
F: 61-2-62328643
stephen.howells@health.gov.au

Dr. Leonie Hunt
Director
Drug Safety & Evaluation Branch
Therapeutic Goods Administration
T: 61-2-62328100
F: 61-2-62328140
leonie.hunt@health.gov.au

Dr. Albert Farrugia
Manager
Blood and Tissue Services
Therapeutic Goods Administration
Laboratories
T: 61 2 6232 8539
F: 61 2 6232 8531
albert.farrugia@health.gov.au

Bahrain

Ms. Laila A. Rahman
Director
Ministry of Health
T: 973-258668
F: 973-259357
ethomas@health.gov.bh

Bangladesh

Dr. Abdul Ghani
Director of Drugs Administration
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
T: 880-2-9556126
F: 880-2-9568166
ghani@bdonline.com

Barbados

Ms. Maryam Hinds
Director
Barbados Drug Service
T: 246 427 8719
F: 246 429 6980
bds@caribsurf.com

Benin

Dr. Alfred Dansou
Chef Service Pharmacie et Medicament
Direction Des Pharmacies
T: 229-300247
F: 229-307480
dphl@intnet.bj

Bhutan

Mr. Dorji Thinlay
Head
Pharmaceutica & Research Unit
Institute of Traditional Medicine Services
Ministry of Health & Education
T: 975-2-321686
F: 975-2-324215
dthinlay@druknet.bt

Mr. Nado Dukpa
Joint Director
Drugs Vaccines & Equipment Division
(DVED)
Department of Health
T: 975-2-325956
F: 975-2-323809
nado@druknet.net.bt

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Dr. Aida Mehmedagic
Director
Institute for Medicines Quality Control
T: 387-33279352
F: 387-33211279
medqcins@bih.net.ba

Botswana

Mr. Stanley Mapiki
Vice Chairperson
Drugs Advisory Board
Ministry of Health
T: 267-211000
F: 267-216706
smapiki@gov.bw

Mr. Ishmael Joseph
Head
Drugs Regulatory Unit
Ministry of Health
T: 267-580864
F: 267-580870
ijoseph@gov.bw

Brazil

Dr. Marcelo Liebhardt
Senior Consultant
Brazilian Agency for Sanitary
Surveillance (Anvisa)
T: 55-61-4481012
F: 55-61-4481318
marcelo.liehardt@anvisa.gov.br

Dr. Granville Garcia de Oliveira
Manager
New Drugs, Research and Clinical Trials
ANVISA - Brazilian National Agency of
Sanitary Surveillance
T: 55-614481209
F: 5561-4481435
granville.garcia@anvisa.gov.br
Louise.Carla@anvisa.gov.br

Prof. Jorge Bermudez
Director
National School of Public Health
T: 55-21-25982541
F: 55-21-22900484
bermudez@ensp.fiocruz.br

Brunei Darussalam

Ms. Siti Mariam Jaafar
Principal Pharmaceutial Chemist
Pharmacy Department
Ministry of Health
T: 673-2-230041
F: 673-2-380687
pharm@brunet.bn
mariamjaafar@hotmail.com

Mr. Cheok Hang Choo
Pharmaceutical Chemist
Pharmaceutical Services
Ministry of Health
T: 673-2-230036
F: 673-2-380687
pharm@brunet.bn
chchoo@brunet.bn

Ms. Rosni Jair
Senior Pharmaceutical Chemist
Pharmaceutical Services
Ministry of Health
T: 673-2-230041
F: 673-2-230050
pharm@brunet.bn

Burkina Faso

Dr. Compaore Mahamadou
Director of Pharmacie and Medicine
Ministry of Health
T: 226-324660
F: 226-324661
union.pharma@liptinfor.bf

Cambodia

Dr. Phana Chhieng
Director
Bureau of Drug and Cosmetic
Registration Department of Drugs and
Food
Ministry of Health
T: 855-23-880247
F: 885-23-880247
moh-cpn@forum.org.kh

Dr. Ung Phyrun
Secretary for State of Health
Ministry of Health
T: 855-23-66202
F: 855-23-26841
Moh@camnet.com.kh

Cameroon

Dr. Flore Hortense Ndembiyembe
SP/CNLD
Ministry of Public Health
T: 237-223 12 84
F: 237-221 72 43
florend@yahoo.com

Canada

Dr. Anthony Ridgway
Manager
Biotherapeutics Division
BGTD / HPFB / Health Canada
T: 1-613-952-3605
F: 1-612-941-5841
anthony_ridgway@hc-sc.gc.ca

Dr. Peter Chan
Director
Product Review and Assessment
Natural Health Products Directorate
Health Products and Food Branch
Health Canada
T: 613-9461615
F: 613-9413073
peter_chan@hc-sc.gc.ca

Mr. Mike Ward
A/ Manager
International Policy Division
Therapeutic Products Directorate
Health Canada
T: 613-952-6619
F: 612-941-9672
mike_ward@hc-sc.gc.ca

Dr. Robert Peterson
Director- General
Health Canada
T: 613-957-6466
F: 612-952-7756
robert_peterson@hc-sc.gc.ca
rjoly@hc-sc.gc.ca

Dr. Christopher Turner
Acting Director General
Marketed Health Products Directorate
Health Canada
T: 1-613-9546522
F: 1-613-9527738
chris_turner@hc-sc.gc.ca

Chile

Dr. Jose Pena
Chief of Drug Registration
Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica
T: 56-2-3507601
F: 56-2-3507574
jpena@istch.cl

Dr. Luis Bavestrello
Chief of Infectious Diseases Department
Hospital Dr. Gustavo Fricke
T: 56-32-652213
F: 56-32-652450
infecto@entelchile.net
acabello@rdc.cl

China

Mr. Xiaoyu Zheng
Director-General
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-68313344
F: 8610-68337662

Mr. Guowei Sang
Deputy Director-General
State Drug Administration
T: 8610- 68313344 - 1605
F: 8610- 68337662

Mr. Dequan Ren
Deputy Director-General
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-68313344
F: 8610-68337662

Mr. Huiliang Bai
Director-General
Department of Drug Safety and
Inspection
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-68313344-1001
F: 8610-68337662

Mr. Wenzuo Chang
Director-General
Department of International Cooperation
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-88363219
F: 8610-68337662

Mr. Wenzhuang Cao
Director-General
Department of Drug Registration
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-68313344-1201
F: 8610-68337662

Mr. Xiaoming Zhao
Director-General
Department of Market Compliance
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-68313344-0901
F: 8610-68337662

Mr. Zhenjia Bian
Deputy Director-General
Department of Drug Safety and
Inspection
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-88363230
F: 8610-88363230

Ms. Lili Zhao
Deputy Director-General
Department of International Cooperation
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-68318660
F: 8610-68318660 / 68337662

Prof. Haijun Zhou
Honorary Director
National Institute for Control of
Pharmaceutical & Biological Products
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-67013755
F: 8610-67013755

Ms. Xingyu Chen
Director
Department of International Cooperation
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-68311986
F: 8610-68337662
chenxy@sda.gov.cn

Mr. Hongzhang Yin
Director
Department of Drug Registration
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-81463344
F: 8610-68337662

Ms. Xiaoye Wang
Interpreter
Department of International Cooperation
State Drug Administration
T: 8610-68315647
F: 8610-68315648

Dr. Qingdong Qi
Director
Division of Multilateral Relations
Department of International Cooperation
Ministry of Health
T: 8610-68792275
F: 8610-68792279
qdq0@chsi.moh.gov.cn

Dr. Margaret Chan
Director of Health
Department of Health
Hong Kong SAR
T: 852-2961 8888
F: 852-2836 0071

Dr. Ping-yan Lam
Deputy Director of Health
Department of Health
Hong Kong SAR
T: 852-2961 8551
F: 852-2836 0071

Dr. Pak-yin Leung
Deputy Director of Health
Department of Health
Hong Kong SAR
T: 852-2961 8889
F: 852-2836 0071

Mr. Wing-kin, Anthony Chan
Chief Pharmacist
Department of Health
Hong Kong SAR
T: 852-2319 8500
F: 852-2834 5117
a-w-k_chan@dh.gov.hk

Mrs. Mary Catherine Cheng
Senior Pharmacist
Department of Health
Hong Kong SAR
T: 852-2319 8516
F: 852-2123 1996
sp_il4@dh.gov.hk

Mr. Thomas Watson Cheung
Senior Pharmacist
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Department of Health
Hong Kong SAR
T: 852-2126 5110
F: 852-2123 9566

Dr. Sai-hoi Kun
Sub-Director
Department of Health
Macau SAR
T: 853-569011
F: 853-568859
shkun@ssm.gov.mo

Ms. Maria Noemia Marques Rodrigues
Chief of Pharmaceutical Affairs
Macau Health Department
Macau SAR
T: 853 524058
F: 853 524016
medicamae@ssm.gov.mo

Mr. Peng-sheong Choi
Chief of Division of Pharmacovigilance &
Pharmacoeconomics
Macau Health Service /
Department of Pharmaceutical Affairs
Macau SAR
T: 853 5983519
F: 853 524016
pcc@ssm.gov.mo

Ms. Im-hong, Violet Cheang
Chief of Division of Inspection &
Licensing
Macau Health Service /
Department of Pharmaceutical Affairs
Macau SAR
T: 853 5983510
F: 853 524016
violetcih@ssm.gov.mo

Ms. Ilda Maria Ferreira de Oliveira
Adviser
Health Department
Macau SAR
T: 853 3907149
F: 853 713105
ildamo@ssm.gov.mo

Colombia

Prof. Uribe Granja Camilo
General Manager
Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de
Medicamentos y Alimentos (INVIMA)
T: 211-5753 - 347588
F: 211-5753
curibeg@invima.gov.co

Comoros

Dr. Saïd Hamidou Saïd Omar
Technical Director PNAC
Autonomous National Pharmacy of
Comoros
T: 269-731264
F: 269-731724
pnac@snpt.km

Cote D’ivoire

Dr. Gbonon Rosalie Assi
Director
Direction Pharmacy and Medicine
T: 225-21351323
F: 225-21356958

Croatia

Prof. Igor Francetic
Head
Department of Medicine
T: 385-1-2421875
F: 385-1-2421875
ifran@mef.hr

Ms. Jasminka Smolcic
Adviser
Ministry of Health
T: 385 1 4607541
F: 385 1 4633083
ana-vinka.zekan@zg.finet.hr

Ms. Ana Zekan
Senior Adviser
Ministry of Health
T: 385 1 4607541
F: 385 1 4633083
ana-vinka.zekan@zg.finet.hr

Cuba

Prof. Rafael Perez Cristia
General Director
National Drug Regulatory Authority
T: 537-339381
F: 537-2714023
rpc@cecmed.sld.cu
pcristia@yahoo.com

Dr. Rolando Dominguez
Head of Biologics
National Drug Regulatory Authority
T: 537-339381 / 2714023
F: 537-2714023 / 336075
rol@cecmed.sld.cu

Cyprus

Mr. Erricos Hadjigeorgiou
Chief Pharmacist
Pharmaceutical Services
Ministry of Health
T: 357-22407106
F: 357-22407149
dipcc@cytanet.com.cy

Czech Republic

Dr. Milan Smid
Director
State Institute for Drug Control
T: 420-267311153
F: 420-272739995
smid@sukl.cz

Denmark

Dr. Henrik Caspar Wegener
Head of Research
Danish Veterinary Institute
T: 45-35300570
F: 45-35300377
hcw@svs.dk

Ms. Hanne Bak Pedersen
Senior Pharmaceutical Advisor
Unicef
T: 45 35273527
F: 45 35269421
hpedersen@unicef.dk
hpedersen@unicef.org

Djibouti

Dr. Banoita Tourab Saleh
Secretaire General
Ministere De La Sante
T: 253-351931
F: 253-356300

Estonia

Dr. Alar Irs
Head
Department of Registration
State Agency of Medicines
T: 372-7-374-140
F: 372-7-374-142
Alar.Irs@sam.ee

Ethiopia

Mr. Teferi Mengistab W. Aregay
Head
Drug Inspection & Abuse Prevention
Department
Drug Administration and Control
Authority
Ministry of Health
T: 251-1-151790
F: 251-1-521392
daca@telecom.net.et

Fiji

Mr. Peter Zinck
Chief Pharmacist
FIJI Pharmaceutical Services
Ministry of Health
T: 679-3315022
F: 679-3304109
pzinck@healthfiji.gov.fj

Gambia

Dr. Mariatou Tala Jallow
Chief Pharmacist
Central Medical Store
National Pharmaceutical Services
The Quadrangle
T: 220-225374
F: 220-225873
talacms@qanet.gm

Georgia

Mrs. Tina Turdziladze
Deputy Director
Drug and Pharmay Department
Ministry of Health
T: 995-32-250632
F: 995-32-250061
mazin@ti.net.ge

Dr. Zaza Chapichadze
Chef Specialist of Pharmacological
Committee
Ministry of Health
T: 995-99-563451
F: 995-32-990977
dwcc@geo.net.ge

Germany

Prof. Harald G. Schweim
President and Professor
Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical
Devices
T: 49-228-2073203
F: 49-228-2075514
schweim@bfarm.de

Dr. Konstantin Keller
Director and Professor
Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical
Devices
T: 49-2282075335
F: 49-2282075395
k.keller@bfarm.de

Dr. Jürgen Beckmann
Head of Pharmacovigilance Division
Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical
Devices
T: 49-228-2073311
F: 49-228-2073515
j.beckmann@bfarm.de

Prof. Alfred Georg Hildebrandt
Chairman of the Ninth ICDRA
T: 49-2289562578
F: 49-403603616814
Hildebrandt@bmg.bund.de
abhildebrandt@aol.com

Prof. Johannes Löwer
President
Paul-Ehrlich-Institute
T: 49-6103-771000
F: 49-6103-771240
loejo@pei.de
ziebe@pei.de
pluin@pei.de

Dr. Walter Schwerdtfeger
Head of Division Development
Manufacture,
Authorization and Quality of Medicinal
Products
Federal Ministry of Health
T: 49-228-9411140
F: 49-228-9414959
schwerdtfeger@bmg.bund.de

Ghana

Mr. Michael F. Awuku-Kwatia
Registrar
Pharmacy Council of Ghana
T: 233-21-678538
F: 233-21-229573
pharmcon@gh.com

Mrs Delese Darko
SNR Regulatory Officer
Food & Drugs Board
T: 232-21-660489
F: 233-21-660389
fdb@ghana.com

Mr. Benjamin Kwame Botwe
Acting Chief Executive
Food and Drugs Board, Accra
Telephone: +233-21-661248
Telefax: +233-21-660489
Email: fdb@ghana.com

India

Mr. Ashwini Kumar
Drugs Controller General (India)
Central Drug Standard Control
Organization
T: 91-011-3018806
F: 91-011-3018806
dci@nb.nic.in
ci@nb.nic.in

Dr. Suresh Kumar Gupta
Professor and Head
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
T: 91-11-6850691
F: 91-11-6862663
skgup@hotmail.com

Dr. Nitya Anand
Chairman
Indian Pharmacopoeia Committee
T: 91-522-788587 / 787179
F: 91-522-223405
nityaanand@satyam.net.in

Indonesia

Dr. H. Sampurno
Head
National Agency of Drug and Food
Control
T: 62-21-4244688
F: 62-21-4250764
spn@indo.net.id

Ms. Lucky S. Slamet
Deputy for Therapeutic & Narcotic,
Psychotropic & Addictive Substance
Control
National Agency of Drug and Food
Control
T: 62-21-4244755 ext. 103
F: 62-21-4243665
regobpom@indo.net.id

Ms. Maura Linda Sitanggang
Director
Drug and Biological Production
Evaluation
National Agency of Drug and Food
Control
T: 6221-4245459 ext. 105/110
F: 6221-4243605
wasobpom@indo.net.id
regobpom@indo.net.id

Iran

Dr. A. Majid Cheraghali
Director-General
National Food and Drug Control
Laboratories
Ministry of Health
T: 9821-6406174
F: 9821-6404330
m.cheraghali@bmsu.ac.ir

Dr. A. Kebriaeezadeh
Director-General
Ministry of Health
T: 9821-6466930
F: 9821-6467142
kebriaee@hbi.dmr.or.ir

Israel

Ms. Batya Haran
Director
Pharmaceutical Division
Ministry of Health
T: 972-2-5681212
F: 972-2-6725820
batya.haran@moh.health.gov.il

Italy

Ms. Silvia Fabiani
Director
Regulatory Affairs
DG Medicines Evaluation &
Pharmacovigilance
Italian Ministry of Health
T: 390-65-994-3495
F: 390-65-994-3174
s.fabiani@sanita.it

Jamaica

Dr. Princess Thomas Osbourne
Director
Standards & Regulation Division
Ministry of Health
T: 816-9671101
F: 876-9677293
mpottinger@jam.paho.org;
princessosbourne@hotmail.com

Japan

Mr. Yasunori Tsuruta
Councillor
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
T: 81-3-52531111
F: 81-3-35979534
Tsuruta-yasunori@mhlw.go.jp

Mr. Yoshikazu Hayashi
Deputy Director
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
T: 81-3-52531111
F: 81-3-35979535
hayashi-yoshikazu@mhlw.go.jp

Mr. Toshiaki Kudo
Inspector
Good Post-Market Surveirance Practice
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
T: 81-3-35952435
F: 81-3-35084364
kudou-toshiaki@mhlw.go.jp

Dr. Takao Hayakawa
Deputy Director-General
National Institute of Health Science
T: 81-3-3700 2854 / 3700 2859
F: 81-3-3700 1340 / 3707 6950
takao@nihs.go.jp
Jordan

Dr. Sameer Otoom
Assistant Professor of Clinical
Pharmacology
Faculty of Medicine,
Department of Pharmacology
Jordan University of Science and
Technology
College of Medicine
T: 962-2-7252888
F: 962-2-7095010
sato@just.edu.jo

Mrs. Ikhlas Al Hadidi
Drugs Directorate
Registration Department Staff /
Pharmacist
Ministry of Health
T: 962-65693104
drugdirct@index.com.jo

Korea

Dr. Won Shin
Senior Researcher
Korea Food and Drug Administration
T: 82-2-3801740
F: 82-2-3838322
wshin@kfda.go.kr

Lao PDR

Mr. Somthavy Changvisommid
Deputy Director
Food and Drug Department
Ministry of Health
T: 856-21214024
F: 856-21214015
drug@laotel.com

Dr. Sivong Sengaloundeth
Manager, Head of Division
National Drug Policy Program
Food and Drug Department
Ministry of Health
T: 856 21 213495
F: 856 21 214015
drug@laotel.com

Latvia

Mr. Janis Ozolins
Director General
State Agency on Medicines
T: 371-7112180
F: 371-7112848
vza@vza.gov.lv

Libya

Dr. Emhemmed Mohammed Khsheba
Head of Narcotics and Psychotropics
Tripoli-Libya Zawia Street Drug Stores
National Pharmaceutical Company
T: 218-213601586
F: 218-213601586
e_m_khsheba@yahoo.com

Lithuania

Prof. Vytautas Budnikas
Head
State Medicines Control Agency
T: 370-2-639264
F: 370-2-639264
vvkt@vvkt.lt

Prof. Vladas Volbekas
Chairman
Drug Registration Commission
State Medicines Control Agency
T: 370-7-222823
F: 370-7-222822
volbekas@kaunas.omnitel.net

Republic of Macedonia

Mrs. Tatjana Petrusevska
Head of the Department for Drug Supply,
Remedial Medicines, Narcotics & Poison
Ministry of Health
T: 389-2-128069
F: 389-2-230857
farmac@mol.com.mk

Ms. Eleonora Pandova
Advisor
Department for Medical Supply
Ministry of Health
T: 389-2-147748
F: 389-230857
eleonorapandova@mailcity.com

Malaysia

Mr. Normal Sharif
Director
National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau
Ministry of Health
T: 630-79574910
F: 603-79562924
normal@bpfk.gov.my

Mr. Mohd. Zin Che Awang
Director of Pharmaceutical Services
Ministry of Health
T: 630-79574910
F: 603-79682222
zin@moh.gov.my

Ms. Hasnah Ismail
Head of Secretariat Unit
Drug Evaluation & Safety Division
National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau
Ministry of Health
Jalan University
T: 603-79573611 ext. 242
F: 603-79581312
hasnah@bpfk.gov.my

Mr. Ramli Zainal
Principal Assistant Director
National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau
Ministry of Health
T: 603-7957-3611
F: 603-7958-1312
zramli@bpfk.gov.my

Maldives

Mr. Ubeydulla Thoufeeq
Pharmaceutical Officer
Ministry of Health
T: 960-324522
F: 960-327793
ubeydt@yahoo.com

Ms. Aishath Ibrahim
Pharmacist
Ministry of Health
aishathi@hotmail.com

Mali

Dr. Minkaila Djibrilla Maiga
Directeur
Direction Pharmacie et Medicament
T: 223 232463
F: 223 232463
pharmali@datatech.toolnet.org

Mexico

Dr. Alberto Frati
Director
Medicines Evaluation
Ministry of Health
T: 52-55-52509478
F: 52-55-52550590
afrati@mail.ssa.gob.mx

Republic of Moldova

Prof. Boris Parii
Director
National Institute of Pharmacy
T: 3732-729348
F: 3732-737000
lilianarus@yahoo.com

Mongolia

Dr. Zorig Tumurochyrin
Deputy-Director
State Inspectorate for Health
T: 976-11-311360
F: 976-11-361523
drugcontrol@mongol.net

Mozambique

Mr. Joaquim Ramalho Duizao
Head of Pharmaceutical Department
Ministry of Health
T: 258-1-426547
F: 258-1-303473
jdurao@tropical.co.mz

Mr. Sam Mehergy Patel
Head of Technical Commission for Drugs
and Therapeutics
Pharmaceutical Department
Ministry of Health
T: 258-1-426547
F: 258-1-303473
jdurao@tropical.co.mz

Dr. Alexandre Manguele
National Director of Health
Ministry of Health
T: 258-1-426164
F: 258-1-426164
misaudns@tropical.co.mz
alexandremanguele@hotmail.com

Myanmar

Prof. Kyaw
Head
Ministry of Health
T: 951-690127 (Ext.101)

Prof. Marlar Than
Professor of Medicine, DAC Member
Defence Services General Hospital -
Mingaladon Ministry of Defence
T: 951-635254
F: 951-212605
marlarthan@mptmail.net.mm

Nepal

Mr. Bhupendra Bahadur Thapa
Chief Drug Administrator
Department of Drug Administration
Ministry of Health
T: 977-1-490227
F: 977-1-498572
dda@healthnet.org.np

Mr. Ramchandra Man Singh Rajbanshi
Senior Drug Administrator
Department of Drug Administration
T: 977-05127753
F: 977-05127753

Dr. Som Nath Arjayal
SP. Special Secretary
Ministry of Health
T: 977-1-254759
F: 977-1-262468
charuarjyal@hotmail.com

Netherlands

Dr. Hans Heuvelmans
Inspector for Pharmaceuticals
Health Care Inspectorate
Ministry of Health
T: 31-70-3405727
F: 31-70-3407159
jh.heuvelmans@igz.nl

Mr. John Lisman
Legal Counsellor
Medicines Evaluation Board
T: 31 703567482
F: 31 703567515
ja.lisman@cbg-meb.nl

New Zealand

Mr. Peter Pratt
Team Leader Compliance
Medsafe, Ministry of Health
T: 64-4-4962362
F: 64-4-4962229
peter_pratt@moh.govt.nz

Dr. Stewart Jessamine
Principal Technical Specialist
Medsafe
New Zealand Medicines &
Medical Devices Safety Authority
T: 64-4-4982274
F: 64-4-4962229
stewart_jessamine@moh.govt.nz

Dr. Bob Boyd
Chief Advisor on Safety & Regulation &
National Medical Officer of Health
Medicine
Ministry of Health
T: 64-04-4404929
F: 44-04-4954401
bob_boyd@moh.govt.nz

Nigeria

Dr. Dora Nkem Akunyili
Director-General
National Agency for Food & Drug Admin
& Control
T: 234-09-2346383
F: 234-09-2346382
nafdac.lagos@alpha.linkserve.com

Mr. Adeline I. Osakwe
Deputy Director, Special Duties
National Agency for Food and Drug
Admin and Control (NAFDAC)
T: 0803-3154512
F: 234-1-2693104 / 2693105
nafdac.lagos@alpha.linkserve.com

Papua New Guinea

Mr. Igo Baru
Director - Medical Supplies
Medical Supplies Branch
Department of Health
T: 675 3013887
F: 675 3231631 / 3251173

Portugal

Prof. Vasco Maria
President of Management Board
Infarmed - Portugal
T: 351-21-7987116
F: 351-21-7987120
mfatima.santos@infarmed.pt

Romania

Prof. Ion - Gigel Fulga
President
National Medicines Agency
T: 40-1-2241102
F: 40-1-2243497
vladsauciuc@hotmail.com

Russia

Dr. Alexander Toporkov
Deputy Chief
Department of State Control of Drugs
and Medical Equipment
Ministry of Health
T: 7-095-9731422
F: 7-095-9732771
toporkov@drugreg.ru

Samoa

Mr. Charles Wayne Brent Rivers
Director of Pharmaceutical Services
Health Department
Government of Samoa
National Pharmacy Govt Samoa
T: 685 21212 ext 412
F: 685 24610
brent@health.gov.ws

Sierra Leone

Mr. Michael Jack Lansana
Registrar
Pharmacy Board of Sierra Leone
T: 229346 / 228497
F: 224526
pharmbdsl@hotmail.com
mikelansana@yahoo.com

Singapore

Dr. John Chien Wei Lim
Director
Centre for Pharmaceutical Administration
& Acting. Director, Centre for Drug
Evaluation
Centre for Pharmaceutical Administration
Health Sciences Authority
T: 65-63255616
F: 65-63255423
john_c_w_lim@hsa.gov.sg

Ms. Suwarin Chaturapit
Deputy Director
Pharmacovigilance, Communications
and Research Centre for Pharmaceutical
Administration
Health Sciences Authority
T: 65-63255605
F: 65-63255448
suwarin_chaturapit@hsa.gov.sg

Ms. Hui Keng Lee
Deputy Head (Post-Licensing)
Drug Registration Centre for
Pharmaceutical Administration
Health Sciences Authority
T: 65-3255635
F: 65-2242352
lee_hui_keng@hsa.gov.sg

Mrs. Marie Tham
Assistant Director
Product Evaluation & Registration
Division
Centre for Pharmaceutical Administration
Health Sciences Authority
T: 65-63255629
F: 65-62242352
marie_tham@hsa.gov.sg

Dr. Gerard Alphonsus, Boon Ngin Wong
Assistant Director
Centre for Drug Evaluation
Health Scineces Authority
T: 65-63263781
F: 65-62252585
gerard_wong@hsa.gov.sg

Mrs. Shook Fong Tan
Chief Pharmist
Ministry of Health
T: 65-63259153
F: 65-63259211
tan_shook_fong@moh.gov.sg

Slovak Republic

Dr. Dagmar Stara
Head
Registration of Medicines and Medical
Devices
State Institute of Drug Control
T: 421-250701143
F: 421-255564127
stara@sukl.sk

Prof. Ludevit Martinec
Director
State Institute of Drug Control
T: 421-255564127
F: 421-255564127
martinec@sukl.sk

Slovenia

Dr. Vesna Koblar
Agency for Medicinal Products
Counsellor to the Government
T: 386-1-478-6743
F: 386-1-478-6260
vesna.koblar@gov.si

Solomon Islands

Dr. George Malefoasi
Undersecretary Health Care
Ministry of Health
Solomon Islands
T: 67724097
F: 67720058/67723207
ushc@solomon.com.sb

Somalia

Dr. Hassan Ismail Yusuf
Minister
Ministry of Health and Labour
T: 254-2-623197/8/9
F: 254-2-623725 / 623640
wr.office@whosom.unon.org
estail.ibrahim@whosom.unon.org

Republic of South Africa

Prof. Peter Eagles
Chairperson
Medicines Control Council
T: 27-21-3120285
F: 27-21-3234474
peagles@mweb.co.za
labusa@health.gov.za

Mrs. Malebona Precious Matsoso
Registrar & Chief Director
Medicines Control Council
T: 27-12-3120285
F: 27-12-3234474
labusa@health.gov.za

Spain

Mr. Ramon Palop
Agencia Espanola Del Medicamento
Subdirector General de Seguridad de
Medicamentos
T: 3491-5961465 / 5961522
F: 3491-5964422
sdam@agemed.es

Sri Lanka

Dr. Bede Francis Srinimal Samaranayake
Director
Medical Supplies Division
Department of Health
T: 94 1 694111
F: 94 1 697096
msddir@sltrut.eu

Ms. Chinta Abayawardana
Chief Pharmacist
Drug Regulatory Authority
inokag@hotmail.com

Sudan

Mr. Gamal-Magzoub Elbashir
General Director
General Directotate of Pharmacy
Federal Ministry of Health
T: 249-11-775697
F: 249-11-772970
jmagzoub@yahoo.com

Sultanate of Oman

Dr. Sawsan Ahmed Jaffar
Director-General
Pharmaceutical Affairs & Drug Control
Ministry of Health
T: 968-600016
F: 968-602287
mohphar@omantel.net.om

Sweden

Dr. Qun-Ying Yue
Senior Medical Assessor
Medical Products Agency
T: 46-18-174600
F: 46-18-501168
qun-ying.yue@mpa.se

Prof. Björn Beermann
Head
Drug Information Department
Medical Products Agency
T: 46-18174665
bjorn.beermann@mpa.se

Prof. Ralph Edwards
Director
Uppsala Monitoring Centre
T: 46-18-656060
F: 46-18-656080
info@who-umc.org

Switzerland

Dr. Rolf Spang
Head of International Affairs
Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products
T: 41-31-322 0444
F: 41-31-322 0212
rolf.spang@swissmedic.ch

Dr. Christian Schäerer
Deputy Head
Division of Insepctorates and Clinical
Trials Swissmedic, Swiss Agency for
Therapeutic Products
T: 41-31-3242511
F: 41-31-3242507
christian.schaerer@swissmedic.ch

Tanzania

Ms. Ollympia Kowero
Head Durg Inspection
Pharmacy Board
Ministry of Health
T: 255-22-24507512
F: 255-22-2450793
ollympia@hotmail.com

Mr. Joseph S. Muhume
Chief Pharmacist &
Member of Pharmacy Board
Ministry of Health
T:255-22-2450512 /
***********-222262
F: 255-22-2450793
pharmacy.board@twiga.com

Ms. Margareth Ndomondo Sigonda
Registrar
Pharmacy Board of Tanzania
Ministry of Health
T: 255-22-2450979
F: 255-22-2450793
mnsigonda@hotmail.com

Dr. Gabriel Leonard Upunda
Chief Medical Officer &
Chairman of Pharmacy Board of
Tanzania
Ministry of Health
T: 255-744-222268
F: 255-22-2450793
pharmacy.board@twiga.com

Thailand

Ms. Pakawadee Sriphiromya
Pharmacist
Food and Drug Administration
Ministry of Public Health
T: 662-5907253
F: 662-5907253
pakawade@health.moph.go.th

Dr. Yuppadee Javroonrgit
Head of International Affair Sub-Division
Drug Control Division, Food and Drug
Adminstration, Ministry of Public Health
T: 662-5907061
F: 662-5907165
yuppbkk@fda.moph.go.th

Ms. Yupin Lawanprasert
Pharmacist
Food and Drug Administration
Ministry of Public Health
T: 662-5907167
F: 662-5907167
yupla@health.moph.go.th

Tonga

Ms. Melenaite Mahe
Principal Pharmacist
Ministry of Health
T: 676-24553
F: 676-25434
mohpharm@kalianet.to

Dr. Jean Spinks
Pharmacist
Ministry of Health
T: 676-24553
F: 676-25434
spinksjean@hotmail.com

Tunisia

Prof. Amor Toumi
Directeur-General
Direction de la Pharmacie et du
Medicament
Ministére de la Santé Publique, Tunis
T: 216-71-796824
F: 246-71-797816
amor.toumi@rns.tn

Prof. Kamel Bouzouita
Director-General
Laboratoire Nationals de Control de
Medicaments
T: 216 71 570117
F: 216 71 571015
kamel.bouzouita@zns.tn

Uganda

Dr. Bentinck William Nganwa
Chairman
National Drug Authority
T: 256-41-347391/2
F: 256-41-255758
nda@imul.com

Mr. Kaddu Gabriel Kayanja
Ag. Chief Inspector of Drugs
National Drug Authority
T: 256-41-255665
F: 256-41-255758
nda@imul.com

United Arab Emirates

Mr. Easa Ahmed Bin Jakka Al Mansoori
Director
Drug Control Department
Ministry of Health
T: 971-2-6211357
F: 971-2-6313742
jakka@emirates.net.ae

Dr. Sassan Behjat
Coordinator
Office of Alternative Medicine
Ministry of Health
T: 97150 6216819
F: 9712 5582002 / 9712 6313525
behjat@emirates.net.ae
ocam@moh.gov.ac
sbehjat@moh.gov.ae

United Kingdom

Dr. Ian Hudson
Director
Licensing Division
Medicines Control Agency
T: 44-0207-2730200
F: 44-0207-2730196
ian.hudson@mca.gsi.gov.uk

Mr. Thomas Lönngren
Executive Director
European Agency for the Evaluation of
Medicinal Products (EMEA)
T: 44-207-418-8406
F: 44-207-418-84-09
thomas.lonngren@emea.eudra.org
thomas.lonngren@emea.eu.int

Mr. Steve Clarke
Senior Enforcement Officer
Medicines Control Agency
T: 0207-273-0175
F: 0207-273-0769
Steve.clarke@mca.gov.uk

United States of America

Dr. Justina A. Molzon
Director for International Programs
Center for Drug Evaluation & Research
FDA Associate
T: 1-301-5945580
F: 1-301-8273698
molzonj@cder.fda.gov

Mr. Mark A. Elengold
Deputy Director
Center for Biologics Evaluation and
Research
US Food and Drug Administration
T: 1-301-8270372
F: 1-301-8270440
elengold@cber.fda.gov

Venezuela

Dr. Esperanza Briceño
Director of Drugs & Medicines &
Logistics
Ministeris de Salud y Desarrollo
T: 58-212-4815740
F: 58-212-4843515
esjoan@hotmail.com
drojsycosmeticos@msds.gov.ve

Vietnam

Dr. Nguyen Van Thanh
Drug Administration of Vietnam
Ministry of Health
T: 84-48463509
F: 84-48234758
dav@netnam.org.vn

Yemen

Dr. Abdul Monaim Al-Hakami
Advisor
Ministry of Health
T: 967-73710110
F: 967-1251632
alhakami@y.net.ye

Dr. Abdullah Ahmed Al-Fakaih
General Manager
Ministry of Health
T: 967-1252210
F: 967-1251632
sbdma@y.net.ye

Zimbabwe

Mrs. Mabel Torongo
Chairman
Medicines Control Authority
T: 263-4-736981/5
F: 263-4-736980
mcaz@africaonline.co.zw

Ms. Wadzanai Victoria Chipwere
Principal Regulatory Officer
Medicines Control Authority
T: 263-4-736981/5
F: 263-4-736980
mcaz@africaonline.co.zw

Mr. Mafios Dauramanzi
Director-General
Medicines Control Authority
T: 263-4-736981/5
F: 263-4-736980
mcaz@africaonline.co.zw

Ms. Gugu Nolwandle Mahlangu
Director, Medicines Control
Medicines Control Authority
T: 263-4-736981/5
F: 263-4-736980
mcaz@africaonline.co.zw

WHO Headquarters and

Regional Offices

Dr. Yasuhiro Suzuki
Executive Director
Health Technology and Pharmaceuticals
WHO, Geneva
T: 41-022-791-4035
F: 41-022-7914889
suzukiy@who.int

Dr. Jonathan Quick
Director
Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy
(EDM)
WHO, Geneva
T: 4122-7914443/3519
F: 4122-7914730
Quickj@who.int

Dr. Lembit Rago
Coordinator
Quality Assurance & Safety: Medicines
WHO, Geneva
T: 44-21-791-4420/3834
F: 44-21-791-4730
ragol@who.int

Dr. Elwyn Griffiths
Coordinator
Quality Assurance & Safety of
Biologicals
WHO, Geneva
T: 41-22-7913890
F: 41-22-7914971
griffithse@who.int

Dr. Xiaorui Zhang
Acting coordinator
Traditional medicine/EDM
WHO, Geneva
T: 41-22-791 3639
F: 41-22-791 4730
zhangx@who.ch

Mr. Kenichi Tamiya
Associate Professional Officer
WHO, Geneva
T: 41-22-7913717
F: 41-22-7914730
tamiyak@who.int

Dr. Mary Couper
Essential Drugs and Other Medicines
WHO, Geneva
T: 41-22-7913643
F: 41-22-7914730
couperm@who.ch

Dr. Sabine Kopp-Kubel
Essential Drugs and Other Medicines
WHO, Geneva
T: 41-22-7913636
F: 41-22-7914730
koppkubels@who.int

Dr. Kazushige Morimoto
WHO/HTP/EDM
Geneva
T: 41-22-7913577
F: 41-22-7914730
morimotok@who.ch

Dr. Valerio Reggi
Scientist
WHO, Geneva
T: 41-22-7913561
F: 41-22-7914730
reggiv@who.int

Mr. Eshetu Wondemagegnehu
Technical Officer
WHO, Geneva
T: 41-22-7913743
F: 41-22-7914730
wondemagegnehue@who.ch

Dr. Hong-ki Min
Scientist
WHO, Geneva
T: 41-22-7911252
F: 41-22-7914971
minh@who.int

Ms. Christine Encrenaz
WHO, Geneva
T: 44-21-791-3663
F: 44-21-791-4730
encrenazc@who.int

Mr. Kees De Joncheere
Regional Adviser for Pharmaceuticals
and Technology, WHO/EURO
T: 45-39171432
F: 45-39171855
cjo@who.dk

Mr. Peter Graaff
Regional Adviser for Essential Drugs and
Biologicals
WHO/EMRO
T: 20-2-2765301
F: 20-2-2765420
graaffp@emro.who.int
peter@gelders.net

Dr. Krisantha Weerasuriya
Regional Advisor in Essential Drugs &
Medicines Policy
WHO/SEARO
T: 91-11-3370804 ext. 26507
F: 91-11-3370106
weerasuriyak@whosea.org

Dr. Budiono Santoso
Regional Adviser for Pharmaceuticals
WHO/WPRO
T: 632-528-9846
F: 632-521-1036
santosob@wpro.who.int

Dr. Ken Chen
Regional Adviser in Traditional Medicine,
Laboratories and Research
WHO, Ermita
T: 632-5289844
F: 632-5211036
chenk@wpro.who.int

Dr. Rosario D’Alessio
Regional Advisor in Pharmaceutical
Services
Pan American Health Organization
WHO
T: 1-202-9743282
F: 1-202-9743610
dalessir@paho.org

Ms. Catherina Maria Elisabeth Timmermans
Pharmaceutical Advisor, WHO
T: 6221-5204349
F: 6221-42878164
karint@who.or.id

Dr. Mavlyuda Makhmudova
Expert of WHO Project “Strengthening of
Pharmaceutical Sector of the Republic of Tajikistan”
T: 992-372-216707
F: 992-372-214871
npt.who@tajnet.com

 

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