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Developing Pharmaceutical Legislation in the Federated States of Micronesia

Puas, Gonzaga; Samo, Marcus


In the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), pharmacies are largely unregulated, giving rise to a lack of quality control over medicines and potentially exposing the public to harmful consequences. A joint state and national response was to adopt the FSM Medicine Policy in 2012 which served as guidance for the pharmaceutical industry (DHSA 2012). A 2017 review of the sector found that a legislative and regulatory regime is urgently required to assure quality control and thus increase the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2021-11-12
Type: Journal article
DOI: 10.25911/SXGT-QJ33
Access Rights: Open Access

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