We highlight the most important regulatory news regarding cosmetics, food products and disinfectants (biocides).
Cratia has traditionally become the general sponsor of the 11th Ukrainian Forum of Medical Devices Market Operators. This important annual event provides a platform for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and importers of medical devices to address all pressing issues and share valuable business experience, especially during martial law.
This year, the 11th Ukrainian Forum of Medical Devices Market Operators provided manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, importers of medical devices with a platform to resolve all pressing issues, discussions, recommendations and share valuable business experience during martial law.
We previously informed that the Ministry of Health of Ukraine by letter dated February 25, 2022 No. 24-04/5396/2-22 allowed the placing of the medical devices on the market of Ukraine without meeting the requirements of the Technical Regulations, and also allowed the labeling of such medical devices without meeting the requirements of the Law of Ukraine "On ensuring the functioning of the Ukrainian language as a state language".
We provide a rundown of the most critical regulatory news regarding medical devices in Ukraine.
Ukraine has been defending itself from Russian military aggression for 20 days. The Armed Forces of Ukraine, territorial defense, and the population of Ukraine are holding back the advance of the aggressor. Russian troops are firing, launching rocket attacks, and bombing our cities, causing huge civilian casualties, destroying civilian infrastructure, and forcing millions of Ukrainians to leave their homes.
We would like to express our huge gratitude to our partner Denk Pharma, manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceutical products from Bavaria, Germany that donated Ukraine 15 tons of vital medicines. The top management of Denk Pharma has made an immediate decision to support Ukraine according to the list provided by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Another our partner, company AFS Medizintechnik organized delivery from warehouse in Germany to Lviv, Ukraine.
Ukraine is defending itself from the Russian military invasion. Russian forces are shelling and bombing cities, there are huge casualties among civilians.
At the same time, most of the regular supply channels of healthcare products are impacted: there are no public procurement procedures, regular supply channels are broken, some local manufacturers have stopped, some warehouses are in combat zones.
On Thursday, Feb 24 at 5 o'clock in the morning, Russia has attacked Ukraine, simultaneously firing numbers of missiles on strategic objects, cities and invading troops to the territory of our country. We all woke up from the sound of explosions.
Martial law was imposed in Ukraine from 05:30 on February 24, 2022 for a period of 30 days in accordance with the Law of Ukraine of February 24, 2022 № 2102-IX "On approval of the Decree of the President of Ukraine "On martial law in Ukraine ".
The rapid spread of coronavirus infection in Ukraine and all over the world prompts to review the existing testing protocols, to expand the capabilities of laboratories, and to look for new ways to identify and treat patients.