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Health Professionals License Information is now online.
The health professionals license information database is now accessible to the public through the FHMACA website. Click here to search the database.
All applicants with previously registered medicines by the authority in which the long-term storage stability was conducted under storage condition 25°C ± 2°C/60% RH ± 5% RH are expected to initiate a stability study as recommended by the WHO (30ºC±2ºC/65%±5%RH and the more universal condition of 30ºC±2ºC/75%±5%RH) ,submit the stability data on a schedule base as per their ongoing stability study protocol and revise their shelf life if there is a need to do so. In the mean time all are required to inform the authority if there is any out of specification while performing their study under the recommended storage condition. Click here to download the document.
The Authority has been ensuring safety, efficacy and quality of medicines by quality control tests; in addition to other quality assessment mechanisms. After great efforts; The authority's laboratory has attained accreditation from internationally recognized ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation body; for testing and calibration laboratories. Read more...
The Ethiopian Government ratified the WHO frame work convention on tobacco control
The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Adopted at Geneva on the 21st day of May, 2003. The FCTC, one of the most quickly ratified treaties in United Nations history. The treaty is legally binding in most ratifying countries.
Ethiopia was signed the convention in March 04, 2004.The House of Peoples Representative of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has ratified the Convention at its session held on January 21, 2014.
With regard to this; the Foods, Medicines and Health care Administration and Control Authority of Ethiopia is hereby empowered to undertake all acts necessary for the implementation of the convention.
The objective of the convention is to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic consequences of tobacco consumption and exposure to tobacco smoke by enacting a set of universal standards stating the dangers of tobacco and limiting its use in all forms worldwide. To this end, the treaty's provisions include rules that govern hazard, demand and supply reduction of tobacco use.