Mexico and Korea strengthen bonds of cooperation concerning health issues
The head of the Federal Commission for Protection against Health Risks (“Comisionado Federal para la Protección contra Riesgos Sanitarios”), Julio Sanchez y Tépoz, met with a delegation of Korean government representatives to help strengthen the communication and cooperation between both countries and improve the quality, technology, and effectiveness of healthcare consumables.
“The relationship between South Korea and Mexico, regarding regulation of health has strengthened significantly in recent years, and thus have improved our regulatory systems to successfully meet the growing need for quality and efficacy concerning drugs and medical devices,” stated Sanchez y Tépoz.
The three priority areas for improvement are: effective access, quality service and prevention. In order to achieve the objectives in this field, a comprehensive strategy based on five basic principles and fifteen actions contained in the COFEPRIS program 5/15 is being implemented.