Nartayev Agzam Orumbayevich - director of the State Institution “Center for Pharmaceutical Products Safety”.
The State Institution “Center for Pharmaceutical Products Safety” under the Ministry of Health was established on the basis of the decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated July 20, 2023 No. 197 “On measures for the effective organization of state management in the field of health care within the framework of administrative reforms.”
According to the decree, the State Institution “Center for Pharmaceutical Products Safety” performs the following tasks:
- Provides state management and post-marketing control through state registration, standardization, certification, technical regulation of medicines, medical devices and medical equipment, as well as licensing of pharmaceutical activities;
- Develops regulatory legal documents in the field of medicines, medical devices and medical equipment, and regulatory documents in the field of technical regulation;
- Develops the State Pharmacopoeia;
- As a central body for certifying medical products, coordinates and supervises the activities of certification bodies and testing laboratories for medicines, medical devices and medical equipment in the republic;
- Develops the policy for sale, supply, distribution, storage and accounting of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursors allowed for use in medical practice;
- It carries out pharmacological control;
- Organizes metrology inspections of medical products and medical equipment quality control;
- Maintains the state register of medical devices and medical equipment that are permitted to be used in medical practice;
- Ensures examination of pharmaceutical products in accordance with appeals of law enforcement bodies;
- Takes measures, if there are facts confirming the harmful effects of medicines, medical devices and medical equipment, to suspend their production, preparation, import and sale in the prescribed manner.