AIFA (Italian Medicines Agency) is the national authority responsible for drugs regulation in Italy. It cooperates with the Regional Authorities, the National Institute of Health, Research Institutes, Patients’ Associations, Health Professionals, Scientific Associations, the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Distributors; as well as with other countries and international institutions.
AIFA pays particular attention to the issue of falsified medicines. In recent years the AIFA has actively participated to many international initiatives, as for instance:
the Conference “Preparing the practical implementation of the council of Europe convention on counterfeiting of medical products and similar crimes involving threats to public health (MediCrime Convention)”, Basel, April 2010.Learn more