Drug Regulatory Agencies across the world

S.No. Country /Region                                Regulatory Agency
1 United States of America United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA)
2 United Kingdom Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
3 European Union European Medicines Agency (EMA)
4 European Union European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM)
5 Australia Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
6 Canada Therapeutic Products Directorate  (TPD) in Health Product and food branch (HPFB) of Health Canada (HC)
7 Japan Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)
8 France AgenceFrancaise de Securite Sanitaire des Produits de Sante (AFSSAPS)

Translated into English as- French Agency for the Safety of Health Products

9 Germany BundesinstitutfürArzneimittel und Medizinprodukte, (BfArM)

Tanslated into English as- Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

10 Brazil AgênciaNacional de VigilânciaSanitária (ANVISA)

Tanslated into English as- The National Health Surveillance Agency

11 India Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) who heads Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO)
12 Switzerland Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products (SWISSMEDIC)
14 Singapore Health Sciences Authority (HSA)
15 New Zealand New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority (MEDSAFE)