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 About Us


The Namibia Medicines Regulatory Council (NMRC) is a statutory body established in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, Act 13 of 2003, to regulate the use of medicines in Namibia. The NMRC is appointed by the Minister responsible for health.

The NMRC's mission is to serve the public interest by developing and maintaining internationally acceptable standards of medicines control. The NMRC appoints technical committees to assist it in carrying out its mandate of regulating the sale and use of medicines in Namibia. The office of the Registrar of Medicines serves as NMRC secretariat and provides administrative and technical support to the Council. Read More>>> 

Our Mission

Our Vision

To ensure safe, efficacious, quality medicines, related substances and medical devices for human and animal use in accordance with recognized international standards and facilitate their availability, accessibility and affordability.

A robust Medicines Regulatory Authority for the benefit and safety of Namibia’s human and animal health.

News and Events

Latest news

  • COVID-19 antigen test kits for dissemination..... [download here]


  • #MedSafetyWeek is an international social media campaign organized every year by the Uppsala Monitoring Centre...[read more]


  • For more information on reporting of Adverse Drug Reactions download the form here

NMRC Variation Guideline

We are pleased to inform you that the 1st round Public Consultation on the NMRC Variation Guidelines version 01, is now open for inviting public comments.

Please use the NMRC Variation Guideline Comment Sheet to provide your comments.
The DEADLINE for submission of comment is the 30 July 2021. Please send your comments to Ms. Susanna Isak at: Susanna.Isak@mhss.gov.na

 Report a Suspected Problem or Incident

Side effect to a medicine or vaccine, herbal or homeopathic remedy, a problem with a medical device, a defective medicine or a fake (counterfeit) medicine or medical device.Please give us a call or fill in our online form. Alternatively you may click here to download the safety yellow form for offline completion.