USA – Iran, Argentina Join International Drug Regulators Group

Regulators from Iran and Argentina have joined the International Pharmaceutical Regulators Programme (IPRP) as members, the IPRP announced following its third management committee meeting in Amsterdam earlier this month.

Less than a year after its first management committee meeting, IPRP’s membership has expanded to 26 members and two observers with the addition of Iran’s National Regulatory Authority (NRA) and Argentina’s National Administration of Drugs, Foods and Medical Devices (ANMAT).

During the meeting the group voted to elect Junko Sato of Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare and Hacer Coşkun Çetintaş from the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (TİTCK) to one-year terms as chair and vice-chair of the management committee…