v. 26 – Q2 2023
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September 2020: The Ministry of Health released a draft resolution on implementation of data standardization of medicinal products. The MoH is not aligning with the international standards for the submission of master data describing a medicinal product (i.e., IDMP). The resolution foresees the attribution of a National code for medicinal product (Identificador Unico de Medicamento – IUM) by INVIMA.
Various medicines traceability pilots have been carried out since 2013, awaiting finalisation of future Serialisation requirements.
Major change announced in 2017 by INVIMA – Instituto Nacional de Vigilencia de Medicamentos y Alimentos) in the shape of a National Plan on Medicines Traceability: Expectation is that all participants in the medicines supply chain will need to participate in the traceability system.