Useful Links

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A. Useful Links - General

Below you can find a list of useful links to associations, NGOs and regulatory agencies from Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America and South America. We update the content of this section regularly to provide users/visitors with the most current information. Please feel free to let us have your feedback on other useful links to be included in this section.


South Africa - National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers:


India - Indian Pharmaceutical Association:

Japan - Generic Medicines Association:

Taiwan - Generic Pharmaceutical Association:


Austria - Österreichischer Generikaverband (Austrian Generics Association):

Belgium - Federatie Belgische Generische Geneesmiddelen (Belgian Generics Federation):

Bulgaria - Bulgarian Generic Pharmaceutical Association:

Czech Republic - Czech Pharmaceutical Association:

Denmark - Danish Generic Medicines Industry Association:

Finland - Finnish Generics Association:

France - Générique même medicament:

Germany - Deutscher Generikaverband (German Generics Association):

Germany - Pro Generika:

Italy - Associazione Nazionale Industrie Farmaci Generici Aderente all'European Generic Medicines Association:

Poland - Polskiego Związku Pracodawców Przemysłu Farmaceutycznego:

Portugal - Apogen - Associação Portuguesa de Medicamentos Genéricos:

Spain - Asociación Española de fabricantes de Sustancias y Especialidades farmacéuticas Genéricas:

Sweden - Föreningen för Generiska Läkemedel:

The Netherlands - Bond van de Generieke Geneesmiddelenindustrie Nederland (Generic Medicicines Association NL):

Turkey - Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Turkey:

United Kingdom - British Generic Manufacturers Association:

Middle East

Jordan - Jordanian Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers:

North America

Canada - Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association:

Canada - Health Canada

USA - Biotechnology Industry Organization:

USA - Generic Pharmaceutical Association:

USA - Health and Safety Initiatives + Health Research Group:

USA - International Network for the Rational Use of Drugs:

USA - Office of Generic Drugs:

USA - US Food and Drug Administration:

South America

Brazil - Associação Brasileira das Indústrias de Medicamentos Genéricos (Generic Medicines Association of Brasil):

General - Related Organisations

Association Internationale de la Mutualité:

Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs (The European Consumers' Organisation):

College ter Beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen (Medicines Evaluation Board):

Co-ordination Group for Mutual Recognition and Decentralised Procedures – Human (CMDh):

European Generic medicines Association:

European Medicines Agency:

European Public Health Alliance:

Heads of Medicines Agencies:

International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH):

International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) :

Knowledge Ecology International:

Medicins Sans Frontiers (Doctors without Borders):

Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Information:

B. Useful Links - Guidelines

Below you can find a list of useful links to national drug authorities and their guidelines.


Egypt – Egyptian Drug Authority:

South Africa - Medicines Control Council:

Uganda – National Drug Authority:


China - State Food and Drug Administration, P.R.China:

India - Central Drugs Standard Control Organization:

Japan - National Institute of Health Sciences, Division of Drugs:

Malaysia - ASEAN Consultative Committee for Standards and Quality:

Malaysia - Biro Pengawalan Farmaseutikal Kebangsaan, National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau:

Saudi Arabia - Saudi Food and Drug Administration:

Singapore - Health Sciences Authority:

South Korea - Korea Food and Drug Administration:

Taiwan - Centre for Drug Evaluation:

Thailand - Food and Drug Administration, Drug Control Division (DCD):

Australia and Oceania

Australia - Therapeutic Goods Administration:

New Zealand - New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority:


Denmark – Danish Medicines Agency:

Switzerland - Swissmedic

The Netherlands - College ter beoordeling van Geneesmiddelen/Medicines Evaluation Board:

Turkey – Ministry of Health:

Middle East

Israel - Ministry of Health:

North America

Canada - Health Canada

USA - US Food and Drug Administration:

Central and South America

Argentina - La Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología Médica:

Brazil - Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária:

Mexico - Secretaría de Salud:

Guidelines General - Related Organisations

European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare:

European Medicines Agency:

International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH):

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development:

Pan American Health Organisation:

Pharmaceutical Inspection Convention and Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme:

World Health Organisation: