Responsibilities:

Manage and develop an efficient pharmaceutical registration and monitoring systems in Saudi Arabia.

Tasks:

  • Licensing of the manufacture, import, export, distribution, promotion and advertising of medicines;
  • Assessing the safety, efficacy and quality of medicines, and issuing marketing authorization;
  • Inspecting and surveillance of manufacturers, importers, wholesalers and dispensers of medicines;
  • Controlling promotion and advertising of medicines;
  • Providing independent information on medicines to professionals and the public.

Departments:

  • Department of the registration of human medicines.
  • Department of the registration of health and herbal preparations.
  • Department of the registration of the veterinary medicines.
  • Department of pharmaceutical manufacturing and the registration of pharmaceutical companies.