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New Regulations Affecting Clinical Trials in Peru in Logistics Blog

On June 30, 2017, Peru's Ministry of Health (MINSA) issued a new regulation that will reinstate clinical studies for the pediatric population and native communities.

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Argentina to Shorten the Clinical Trials Approval Timelines in Logistics Blog

On April 26th, The Ministry of Health in Argentina (ANMAT) has issued a new regulation that shortens the timelines for the approval of clinical trials from 160 business days to 70 days (60 days for review and 10 days for administration paperwork).

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The Americas Regulatory Agencies Meet to Strengthen Cooperation and Exchange Knowledge for Medical Products in Logistics Blog

The Americas regulatory agencies accredited by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) as regional reference authorities met on December 14-15, 2016 in Washington, DC to discuss strengthening the regulatory cooperation across the region. Read more...

Argentina’s Authorization Form Has Been Simplified for Importing Clinical Research Pharma Products in Logistics Blog

The Ministry of Health in Argentina (ANMAT) has revised the form used to manage the import of materials and equipment intended for Clinical Research Pharma. The new simplified form will require completion of only 12 points instead of 15 points. Read more...

Colombia Reduces Clinical Trial Evaluation and Approval Processes to 60 Days in Logistics Blog

To make its country more attractive for clinical research, Colombia's National Institute of Food and Drug Monitoring (INVIMA) recently announced that it has reduced its study protocol evaluation and approval processing times. Read more...

Argentina to Increase Clinical Trial Research in Logistics Blog

Argentina's new administration has made it clear that it wants import processes to be easier and less expensive, and there are already a few draft projects in process working toward this end. The future improvements are likely to have a positive impact on the clinical trial business as well, helping to increase efficiency and keep costs under control. In fact, growing the number of clinical trials in the country has become a particular focus for the administration. Read more...

Brazil Increases Sanitary Surveillance Inspection Fees in Logistics Blog

As of September 9th 2015, Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) increased the sanitary surveillance inspection fees (GRU/GVS tax rate) on all imports and exports of lab kits and biological samples.  Read more...

Argentina Agrees to Lift Trade Restrictions with EU and US Beginning 2016 in Logistics Blog

Argentina agreed to lift trade restrictions with EU and US by end of the year following a ruling from the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The ruling will apply to all goods entering Argentina, improving the time it takes for shipments to be imported and cleared.   Read more...