On 8 August 2016, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection issued Circular 000039 of 2016, which develops the pharmaceuticals model of inspection, surveillance and sanitary control (ISS -introduced by Resolution 1229 of 2013-).

The new circular sets out mandatory instructions for entities who perform ISS to pharmaceuticals manufactured, imported and marketed in Colombia.

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