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LA LAW FIRM (Legal Alliance) founded in 1995, is today one of the leading Ukrainian law firms that provides comprehensive corporate counselling and practical support to national and global companies in Ukraine, СEE & Central Asia..

OUR CLIENTS represent life sciences industries including healthcare and pharmaceuticals, medical devices, cosmetics, biotechnology as well as healthcare institutions.

LEADING ASSOCIATIONS — AIPM Ukraine, APRaD as well as the EBA Healthcare Committee have chosen LA Law Firm as their legal advisor.

Business mission to Kyiv (medicine, pharmaceuticals, rehabilitation, prosthetics)

On May 15-17, 2024, the Polish Investment and Trade Agency (Polska Agencja Inwestycji i Handlu – PAIH), along with its partners, hosted sectoral consultations as part of collaboration with Polish business regarding the situation in medicine, pharmaceuticals, rehabilitation and prosthetics in Ukraine. The event held at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Kyiv and in the online format.

The business mission to Kyiv featured key sessions that examined the overall state of the healthcare sector, including losses, destruction and recovery plans; issues of rehabilitation and prosthetics for veterans and war victims; legal and market aspects of regulation in Ukraine's pharmaceutical and medical sectors, as well as the experience of Polish companies and their proposals for cooperation with Ukrainian business.

Attendees included representatives from the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Ukraine, the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology of Poland, the Polish Investment and Trade Agency, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the Ministry of Veterans Affairs of Ukraine, the Command of the Medical Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the state-owned enterprise "Medical Procurement of Ukraine", the State Service of Ukraine on Medicines and Drugs Control, as well as business representatives from Poland and Ukraine; they discussed the current situation, requests and strategic needs.

Managing Partner of LA Law Firm Dmytro Aleshko provided insights on the perspective regulation of Ukraine's pharmaceutical sector. In particular, he focused the participants' attention on regulatory issues such as: government control and procedure of marketing authorization of medicinal products, the import of medicinal products into Ukraine, quality control, certification and introduction of medicinal products into circulation, good manufacturing practices. He also addressed the legalization of medical devices and regulation in the field of cosmetic products in Ukraine.

"Ukraine is steadily moving towards aligning its legislation on medicinal products, medical devices, and cosmetic products with EU standards. The digitalization of processes in the healthcare sector is ongoing. The government acknowledges the existence of certain transparency issues in the sector, therefore relevant bills have been registered for their solution," Dmytro stated.

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