Latin American Federation of the Pharmaceutical Industry

We work for patients and for more sustainable health ecosystems in Latin America and the Caribbean

ABOUT US

We are the Latin American Federation of the Pharmaceutical Industry

We brought together Local Associations and Research and Development Pharmaceutical Companies from Latin America and the Caribbean. We work to promote scientific research and patient welfare, innovating for regional health.

Together we promote access to innovation, the recognition of the value of intellectual property, and the search for bold solutions that allow us to move towards better health systems for all Latin Americans.

WORK AREAS

Our work contributes to creating solutions to major global and regional health challenges

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Innovation Ecosystems

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Health as Investment

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Access to Innovative Medicines

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Support to Regulatory Systems

STATISTICS

The pharmaceutical industry contributes to economic and social development and the generation of employment, health, and prosperity in our region

Innovative approaches for the implementation of Regulatory Reliance: Global trends and perspectives for Latin America and the Caribbean

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News

Reliance
New Reliance Regulatory Processes in the United Kingdom: Introducing the International Recognition Procedure (IRP)

Desde el comienzo de 2024, el Reino Unido ha cambiado la forma en que aprueba los medicamentos con algo llamado Procedimiento de Reconocimiento Internacional (IRP). Este...

Innovation
FIFARMA launches the second version of the W.A.I.T. Indicator Survey measuring the waiting time to access innovative drugs in LATAM

Por FIFARMA Accede al informe completo FIFARMA W.A.I.T. Indicator 2023 14 de febrero de 2024. La Federación Latinoamericana de la Industria Farmacéutica (FIFARMA) lanzó la segunda...

Network

We are industry leaders

The FIFARMA team works closely with industry executives, national and regulatory authorities in the region, and multilateral organizations. Get the opinion of our leaders.

Yaneth Giha
Executive Director
Sarah Aiosa
MSD – SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND PRESIDENT FOR LATIN AMERICA
Flavio Devoto
ABBVIE - VICE PRESIDENT FOR LATAM
Mariela Formas
CIF – Executive Vice President
PERSPECTIVES
One of our core purposes is to work for better health systems in the region. The challenge is to, in addition to thinking and creating jointly, put into action what we imagine, for the good of health and patients.
YANETH GIHA
FIFARMA - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
PERSPECTIVES
It is my wish that from FIFARMA we build on the concept of health as an investment for current and future generations, while driving our goal of promoting collaborative work to produce great positive impact in the countries of the region.
GABRIELA PITTIS
TAKEDA - PRESIDENT FOR SOUTHERN CONE, ANDEAN REGION, MEXICO, AND CAC
PERSPECTIVES
América Latina es un área muy importante para la investigación clínica, con una rica diversidad de poblaciones que pueden contribuir con conocimientos valiosos y aumentar la precisión de los resultados
FLAVIO DEVOTO
VICEPRESIDENTE PARA AMÉRICA LATINA DE ABBVIE.
PERSPECTIVES
Trabajamos en estrecha colaboración con los gobiernos para construir estrategias efectivas de salud pública
SARAH AIOSA
PRESIDENTA DE MERCK PARA AMÉRICA LATINA
MEMBERS

Local associations

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Companies

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Partners

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LATEST NEWS AND BLOG

Stay up to date with our latest publications

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Pérdida de productividad por enfermedad le resta en promedio 3.5% del PIB a los países de Latinoamérica 

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Alfabetización sanitaria: un desafío para el empoderamiento de los pacientes
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Building Trust and Efficiency: The New Reliance Trial in Pharmaceutical Approvals
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Webinar Summary: Innovative Approaches to the Implementation of Regulatory Reliance