We care about Latvian patients by protecting from falsified medicine
Protecting patients from falsified medicines has led to 15% increase in the number of verified packages
In the first quarter of 2021, in the medicines verification system, which guarantees the safety and authenticity of prescription medicines, 5.8 million packages of medicines were verified and have reached consumers.
Latvian competent authorities
Ministry of Health
Develops healthcare policies and legislation, including the regulative basis for the trade of medicinal products and the operation of medicines verification system in Latvia.
State Agency of Medicines
Registers medicines, authorises placement of safety features on the packaging of medicinal products that have been registered or imported to Latvia through parallel import.