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Outline of PMDA

Who We Are

PMDA (Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency) is Japanese regulatory agency, working together with Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
Our obligation is to protect the public health by assuring safety, efficacy and quality of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
We conduct scientific reviews of marketing authorization application of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, monitoring of their post-marketing safety. We are also responsible for providing relief compensation for sufferers from adverse drug reaction and infections by pharmaceuticals or biological products.

 

Name

Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)

Established

April 1, 2004

Legal classification

Incorporated administrative agency with non-civil service status

 

Safety Triangle

Comprehensive Risk Management through the Three Functions

Safety Triangle
 

Profile of Services (PMDA's latest brochure)

JCN 3010005007409

Shin-Kasumigaseki Building, 3-3-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0013 Japan

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