Namibia Medicines and Regulatory Council The Namibia Medicines Regulatory Council (NMRC) is a statutory body established in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, Act 13 of 2003, to regulate the use of medicines in Namibia.
Inspection and Licensing The Inspection and Licensing Section is responsible for certification of compliance and enforcement of the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 2003 (Act 13 of 2003). Good Manufacturing Practice Standards and Good Distribution Practice Standards including Good Pharmacy Practices in Health Facilities that dispense medicines.
Therapeutics Information and Pharmacovigilance TIPC is the Ministry of Health and Social Services Therapeutics Information and Pharmacovigilance Centre for the provision of unbiased and up-to-date therapeutics information for both the health care providers and the general public.
Quality Surveillance Laboratory Quality Surveillance Laboratory Analyse medicines for Central Medical Stores to ascertain the level of quality and efficacy of medicines for batch release. Analyse samples for registration.Analyse samples for inspection. Carry out post-marketing surveillance activities and adhoc testing.Carry out proficiency testing with WHO and other regional bodies.Conduct training programs involving students/analysts from local institutions.Attend meetings and providing data and advice on the quality of medicines to policy makers involved in medicines
Medicines Registration Registration of medicines is focal point of any regulatory framework. The registration section is responsible for reviewing application dossiers submitted for the registration of medicines, related substances and medical devices. In addition it also reviews all post registration amendments madeto any registered medicines, related substances and medical devices.Those in need of applying for registration of medicines in Namibia are guided to download and acquaint themselves with the registration guidelines and the medicines application form, the MRF.
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Side effect to a medicine or vaccine, herbal or homeopathic remedy, a problem with a medical device, a defective medicine or a fake (counterfeit) medicine or medical device. Please give us a call or fill in our online form. Alternatively you may click here to download the safety yellow form for offline completion.