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Life Sciences & Healthcare

Colombia

Our team has extensive experience with local and foreign companies, in the manufacturing and distribution fields, related to pharma products, medical devices and equipment, dietary supplements foodstuffs, cosmetics, alcoholic beverages, foodstuffs. We also handle procedures for agricultural and animal husbandry products.

Our services include:

  • Health registration prosecution and modifications to standing registrations.
  • Market approval for innovative products.
  • Certifications and authorizations for manufacturing and storage facilities.
  • Advertising and labelling approvals.
  • Functional claims.
  • Administrative probes for health regulation infringements.

CMS Rodríguez-Azuero addresses the subject of Health regulations from an efficiency perspective and accompany the procedures of your company since the start of the project, up to post market issues.

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29 April 2021
Privates are still not al­lowed to im­port cov­id- 19 vac­cines even though...
Con­sid­er­ing the world health crisis, the Colom­bi­an Gov­ern­ment in search of over­com­ing the pan­dem­ic through a gen­er­al im­mun­iz­a­tion, is­sued Res­ol­u­tion 507 of 2021 which au­thor­izes privates to im­port vac­cines...
20 April 2021
COV­ID-19 vac­cin­a­tion and test­ing in Colom­bia - em­ploy­ment law per­spect­ive
Vac­cin­a­tion 1. What op­tions does the em­ploy­er have to en­cour­age em­ploy­ees to be vac­cin­ated? Can the em­ploy­er provide a fin­an­cial in­cent­ive to em­ploy­ees?  Vac­cines in Colom­bia are merely vol­un­tary...
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25 February 2021
¿Worms for your lunch­box?
We could ar­gue (without get­ting too philo­soph­ic­al), that our food to some ex­tent is a cul­tur­al con­struc­tion. We are not go­ing to talk about this in this art­icle, but it is an in­ter­est­ing de­bate to de­term­ine...
23 December 2020
Vac­ci­in­eees!!!
We don't have to say again what we've already said count­less (too many) times about all that this year has meant to us, our fam­il­ies, and all as­pects of our lives.And des­pite the fact that this year has...
30 September 2020
Face Masks as Med­ic­al Devices, To Be or not To Be
It has been a dif­fi­cult year. An atyp­ic­al year in which with­in all the chal­lenges we en­counter we have to ad­opt new habits. One of those, that most af­fects our daily lives is hav­ing to wear face masks...
11 May 2021
AI in Life Sci­ences
Ar­ti­fi­cial in­tel­li­gence is not new: the term it­self was coined over 60 years ago. However, the con­ver­gence of data volume, pro­cessing power and tech­nic­al cap­ab­il­ity has con­vinced many that the AI era...
27 April 2020
Pro­ced­ures of San­it­ary Reg­u­la­tion for “Non-In­dis­pens­able” Products in times...
In these strange times, the role of health au­thor­it­ies in re­gard to product man­age­ment is es­sen­tial to prop­erly handle and ward off the crisis. In Colom­bia, the au­thor­ity in charge of grant­ing au­thor­iz­a­tion...
20 April 2020
Phar­ma­ceut­ic­al ad­vert­ising reg­u­la­tion and med­ic­al device ad­vert­ising in...
1. Which laws are ap­plic­able re­gard­ing ad­vert­ising of medi­cines and med­ic­al devices? 1.1 Medi­cines De­cree 677/1995Res­ol­u­tion 4536/1996Res­ol­u­tion 4320/2004 1.2 Med­ic­al devices De­cree 4725/2005 2. Are...
20 April 2020
Can­nabis law and le­gis­la­tion in Colom­bia
Med­ic­al use Grow­ing, selling and im­port­ing can­nabis for med­ic­al use is al­lowed in Columbia.There are sev­er­al au­thor­it­ies in­volved in the au­thor­isa­tion pro­cesses. The ICA (the Colom­bi­an Agency for Ag­ri­cul­tur­al...
13 April 2020
Colom­bi­a's Health Au­thor­ity ad­apts to COV­ID Health Emer­gency: On­line pro­ced­ures,...
This whole text is cur­rently not avail­able in Eng­lish be­cause of its loc­al fo­cus. It refers to IN­VIMA de­clar­ing the sus­pen­sion of pro­ced­ur­al dead­lines for cer­tain pro­ced­ures con­sidered non vi­tal, the...
08 July 2019
Policy of Pre­ven­tion of Anti-Ju­di­cial Dam­age and De­fense Of IN­VIMA In­terests
The ul­ti­mate goal for IN­VIMA is to pro­tect the Pub­lic Health. Be­cause of this, their activ­it­ies are very rel­ev­ant for the pop­u­la­tion in gen­er­al. However, when this au­thor­ity fails or is wrong at a de­cision...
07 June 2019
Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence is the new Elec­tri­city
The World In­tel­lec­tu­al Prop­erty Or­gan­iz­a­tion - WIPO, pub­lished a very in­ter­est­ing ana­lys­is (WIPO Tech­no­logy Trends 2019) on the de­vel­op­ments of Ar­ti­fi­cial In­tel­li­gence -AI, re­lated to pat­ents.Bey­ond the...