Riyadh meeting discusses formation of Arab Drug Agency

Riyadh meeting discusses formation of Arab Drug Agency
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AMMAN — Director General of the Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA), Nizar Mheidat, discussed technical details to establish an Arab Drug Agency with representatives from Arab drug authorities. اضافة اعلان

The discussions came during the first meeting of Arab drug oversight authorities, organized by Arab League at the headquarters of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) in Riyadh, according to a statement released by the JFDA as reported by Petra News.

In a statement, Mheidat shared the agency’s establishment would enhance capabilities of pharmaceutical manufacturing in Jordan and Arab countries by strengthening coordination and integration among various Arab drug authorities.

He added that this would strengthen relations drug bodies and open new markets for medicines and supplies manufactured in Arab countries, which contributes to supporting and boosting the Arab economy.

Mheidat also highlighted JFDA's continued coordination, cooperation and exchange of "distinguished" expertise in the pharmaceutical sector with Arab countries to achieve pan-Arab drug integration, accelerate procedures for registering Jordanian drugs and medical supplies in Arab countries and open new markets for them.

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