On April 12, 2021, the Russian state GMP inspectorate, created on the basis of the State Institute of Drugs and Good Practices (SID&GP) of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia, celebrates its 5th anniversary. The first inspection of foreign pharmaceutical companies for compliance with GMP standards took place in 2016 on Cosmonautics Day.
Since that time, Russian GMP inspectors have conducted more than 2,300 inspections in 71 countries around the world. From the very beginning, striving for breakthroughs and innovations has become the hallmark of the national inspectorate. Among the proposed innovations are the introduction of the practice of inviting foreign regulators to inspections as Observers, the development of tools for conducting remote GMP inspections, and much more.
Prior to the 5th anniversary of the GMP inspectorate, GxP News launches a series of publications about the history and achievements of domestic GMP inspectors and invites representatives of the pharmaceutical industry to share their comments and wishes for the GMP inspectorate, as well as stories of interaction with it. Comments can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The most interesting of them will be published in the GxP community section.