• ANVISA Becomes a Member of PIC/s Committee

    ANVISA of Brazil received the approval to become a member of PIC/s (Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme) in November 2020. Considering the pandemic situation, for the first time in PIC/s history, the assessment was completed in a written procedure as opposed to at a meeting; on Jan 1, 2021, the PIC/s committee welcomed ANVISA as their 54th valuable member.

    The other 53 members of PIC/s come from 50 nations worldwide. As the PIC/s guide is used for both human and veterinary medicines, some countries have multiple authorities as a member/member authority.