This is stipulated by the decree of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on November 7 "On Measures for Cardinal Improvement of the Pharmaceutical Industry Management System".
The new agency is tasked with developing and implementing a strategy for sustainable development of the pharmaceutical industry, including through the implementation of public-private partnerships, coordination of activities of pharmaceutical enterprises and organizations, implementation of programs to provide the population and public health institutions with medicines, medical devices and medical equipment.
The Agency will also carry out state registration and certification of medicines, medical products and medical equipment, including imported ones, and certification of pharmaceutical enterprises for compliance with international good manufacturing practice rules.
The State Center for Expertise and Standardization of Medicines, Medical Devices and Medical Equipment of the Ministry of Health, the Uzbek Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research Institute, the Tashkent Research Institute of Vaccines and Serums and the Scientific Research Institute "Eastern Medicine" have been transferred to the agency.
The state enterprise "Uzmedexport" of the Ministry of Health has been renamed into SUE "Uzmedimpex", which is also transferred to the agency. It is defined by a single supplier of socially important medicines and medical products according to the list established by the Ministry of Health, as well as an agent for their storage, processing and delivery