News and Educations

European Antibiotic Awareness Day


The Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices (HALMED) actively participates in rational use of antibiotics in Croatia and continuously promotes their rational and correct use. Viola Macolić Šarinić, MD, PhD, Assist. Prof., the Head of HALMED, called upon on this occasion on all doctors and patients to prescribe antibiotics and use them responsively and consciously, emphasising: “Even though certain results have been achieved in Croatia in the field of rationalisation, this is our ultimate goal that we have to continue to work on”.


Notice on shortage of Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (acellular) vaccine


The Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices (HALMED) as a competent authority for monitoring the supply of the Croatian market with medicines, is informing all wholesale license holders (wholesalers) that it is notified by the Croatian Institute for Public Health (CIPH) of the need for procurement of 10.000 doses of Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (acellular) vaccine.
HALMED is therefore inviting wholesalers to, in compliance with measures for protection of human health, in a shortest period, gather information on the availability of this vaccine quantity in other countries and submit them to HALMED.