Global Regulatory Authority Websites

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
WHO Index of World Pharmacopeias and Pharmacopeial Authorities

International Organizations and Foreign Government Agencies

Asia and the Pacific
Middle East


Multinational Organizations

World Health Organization
Pan-American Health Organization
WHO Regional Office for Europe
WHO Regional Office for Africa
WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean

WHO Regional Office for Southeast Asia
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Food and Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations
Codex Alimentarius
World Trade Organization

National Health Authorities (by Region)

Asia and the Pacific

Australian Government: Department of Health and Ageing
Australian Government: Therapeutic Goods Administration
Brunei: Ministry of Health
People's Republic of China
People’s Republic of China: National Medical Products Administration
People's Republic of China: Ministry of Agriculture
Fiji: Ministry of Health
Hong Kong: Department of Health
India: Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
India: Central Drug Standards Control Organisation
India: Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs
Indonesia: Ministry of Health (in Indonesian)
Japan: Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Evaluation Agency
Japan: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (in Japanese)
Korea: Food and Drug Administration (in Korean)
Malaysia: Ministry of Health
Malaysia: National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency
New Zealand: Ministry of Health
New Zealand: Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority
New Zealand: Food Safety Authority
Papua New Guinea: Department of Health
Philippines: Department of Health
Philippines: National Food Authority
Singapore: Ministry of Health
Singapore: Health Sciences Authority
Singapore: Ministry of Environment (food control)
Sri Lanka: Ministry of Health
Taiwan: Department of Health
Taiwan: National Laboratories of Foods and Drugs (in Chinese)
Thailand: Ministry of Public Health (in Thai)
Thailand: Food and Drug Administration
Thailand: Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operatives


European Medicines Agency (EMA)
European Commission Directorate General for Health & Consumers
European Commission Directorate General: Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use
European Commission Directorate General: Health Notice to Applicants
European Commission Consumer Affairs:  Medical Devices
Andorra: Ministry of Health and Welfare (in Catalan)
Armenia: Ministry of Health (in Armenian)
Armenia: Drug and Medical Technology Agency (in Armenian)
Austria: Secretariat of Health (in German)
Belgium: Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
Belgium: Pharmaceutical Inspectorate
Belgium: Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (in German)
Bulgaria: Ministry of Health (in Bulgarian)
Bulgaria: Drug Agency (in Bulgarian)
Croatia: Ministry of Health and Social Care
Czech Republic: Ministry of Health (in Czech)
Czech Republic: State Institute for Drug Control (in Czech)
Denmark: Ministry of Health
Danish Medicines Agency
Denmark: Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries
Denmark: Veterinary and Food Administration
Estonia: Ministry of Social Affairs
Estonia: State Agency of Medicines
Finland: Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Finnish Medicines Agency
Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira
France: Ministry of Health (in French)
France: Sanitary Safety of Health Products Agency (in French)
France: National Agency for Veterinary Medicinal Products
Georgia: Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs (in Arabic)
Georgia: Ministry of Agriculture (in Arabic)
Germany: Ministry of Health
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Germany: Robert Koch Institute (in German)
Germany: Paul Ehrlich Institute (in German)
Germany: Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (in German)
Germany: Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture (in German)
Greece: Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity (in Greek)
Greece: National Organization for Medicines
Greece: Hellenic Food Authority
Greece: Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture
Hungary: Ministry of Health, Social and Family Affairs (in Hungarian)
Hungary: National Institute of Pharmacy (in Hungarian)
Iceland: Ministry for Health and Social Security (In Icelandic)
Icelandic Medicines Agency (in Icelandic)
Iceland: The Environment Agency
Ireland: Department of Health and Children
Irish Medicines Board
Ireland: Food Safety Authority
Ireland: Agriculture and Food Development Authority
Italy: Ministry of Health (in Italian)
Italy: National Institute of Health (in Italian)
Latvia: State Agency of Medicines (in Latvian)
Lithuania: Ministry of Health
Lithuania: State Medicines Control Agency
Luxembourg: Ministry of Health (in French)
Luxembourg: Food Safety (in French)
Malta: Ministry of Health, Elderly and Community Care
Netherlands: Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport
Netherlands: Medicines Evaluation Board (in Dutch)
Netherlands: Inspectorate for Health Protection and Veterinary Public Health (in Dutch)
Inspectie voor de Gezondheidszorg Ministere van Volksgezondheid, Welzjin en Sport (in Dutch)
Norway: Ministry of Health and Care Services
Norway: Norwegian Board of Health Supervision
Norway: Food Safety Authority (in Norwegian)
Norway: Norwegian Medicines Agency
Norway: Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Poland: Ministry of Health and Social Security (in Polish)
Poland: Drug Institute
Poland: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (in Polish)
Portugal: Ministry of Health (in Portuguese)
Portugal: National Authority of Medicines and Health Products (in Portuguese)
Romania: Ministry of Health and the Family (in Romanian)
Russian Federation: Scientific Centre for Expert Evaluation of Medicinal Products
Russian Federation:  State Institute of Drugs and Good Practices
San Marino, Ministry of Health and Social Security, National Insurance and Gender Equality (in Italian)
Slovak Republic: Ministry of Health (in Slovak)
Slovak Republic: State Institute for Drug Control (in Slovak)
Slovak Republic: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Slovak Republic: State Veterinary and Food Administration (in Slovak)
Slovenia: Ministry of Health (in Slovenian)
Slovenia: Institute of Public Health (in Slovenian)
Slovenia: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
Spain: Ministry of Health and Consumption (in Spanish)
Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (in Spanish)
Sweden: Medical Products Agency
Sweden: National Board of Health and Welfare (in Swedish)
Sweden: National Food Administration
Sweden: Ministry for Rural Affairs
Switzerland: Federal Office of Public Health
Switzerland: Agency for Therapeutic Products (in German)
Switzerland: Federal Veterinary Office
Switzerland: Federal Office for Agriculture (in German)
Turkey: Ministry of Health (in Turkish)
Ministry of Agriculture and Village Affairs (in Turkish)
Ukraine: Ministry of Health (in Ukrainian)
UK: Department of Health
UK: Health Protection Agency
UK: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
UK: National Institute for Biological Standards and Control
UK: Food Standards Agency
UK: Veterinary Medicines Directorate

Middle East

Bahrain: Ministry of Health (in Arabic)
Israel: Ministry of Health
Israel: Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor
Jordan: Ministry of Health
Lebanon: Ministry of Public Health
Palestinian Authority: Ministry of Health (in Arabic)
Saudi Arabia: Ministry of Health
United Arab Emirates: Ministry of Health
United Arab Emirates: Federal Department of Pharmacies
Yemen: Ministry of Public Health & Population


Benin: Ministry of Health (in French)
Botswana: Ministry of Health
Egypt: Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation
Ghana: Ministry of Health
Ghana: Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Kenya: Ministry of Health
Maldives: Ministry of Health
Mauritius: Ministry of Health & Quality of Life
Mauritius: Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security
Morocco: Ministry of Public Health (in French)
Namibia: Ministry of Health and Social Services
Namibia: Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources
Senegal: Ministry of Health and Prevention (in French)
South Africa: Department of Health
Swaziland: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
Tanzania: Ministry of Health
Tunisia: Ministry of Public Health (in French)
Tunisia: Office of Pharmacy and Medicines (in French)
Uganda: Ministry of Health
Zimbabwe: Ministry of Health and Child Welfare


Argentina: Ministry of Health
Argentina: National Administration of Drugs, Foods and Medical Technology (in Spanish)
Belize: Ministry of Health
Bolivia: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
Brazil: Ministry of Health (in Portuguese)
Brazil: National Health Surveillance Agency
Brazil: Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz
Canada: Health Products and Food Branch
Canada: Food Inspection Agency
Chile: Health Ministry (in Spanish)
Chile: Institute of Public Health (in Spanish)
Colombia: Ministry of Health (in Spanish)
Colombia: INVIMA Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y Alimentos (in Spanish)
Costa Rica: Ministry of Health
Dominican Republic: Ministry of Agriculture (in Spanish)
Ecuador: Ministry of Public Health
El Salvador: Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance
El Salvador: Ministry of Agriculture (in Spanish)
Guatemala: Ministry of Health (in Spanish)
Guyana: Ministry of Health
Guyana: National Bureau of Standards
Jamaica: Ministry of Health
Mexico: Ministry of Health (in Spanish)
Mexico: Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risks
Netherlands Antilles: Department of Public Health and Environmental Protection
Nicaragua: Ministry of Health (in Spanish)
Panama: Ministry of Health (in Spanish)
Peru: Ministry of Health (in Spanish)
Peru: General Directorate of Medicines, Supplies and Drugs (in Spanish)
St. Lucia: Ministry of Agriculture, Lands Forestry and Fisheries
Trinidad and Tobago: Ministry of Health
Trinidad & Tobago: Bureau of Standards
Uruguay: Ministry of Public Health (in Spanish)
Venezuela: Ministry of Health and Social Development


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