Egyptian Drug Authority

The Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA) is the pharmaceutical regulatory body of the Egyptian Ministry of Health (MOH) and it is responsible for:

  • Protecting people’s health by regulating safety and quality of pharmaceutical products.
  • Regulation & legislation of pharmacy practice.
  • Availability of high quality medicines at affordable prices.
  • Strategic planning & policy making for the sector.
  • Setting standards of pharmaceutical services for both hospital & community.
  • Orchestrating and integrating all reviewing and analysis processes for products’ registration, lot releases and market monitoring.
  • Enhancing public awareness of possible adverse actions of medicines, dangers of drug misuse and warnings
  • Supporting programs for improving pharmacy education and continuous training of pharmacists
  • Cooperation with relevant international organizations (such as the WHO) in order to improve standards of pharmaceutical products and practices.
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