Republic of Estonia - Agency of Medicines

The State Agency of Medicines (SAM) is a governmental body with the aim to

  • ensure that medicines approved for use in Estonia for the prevention, treatment and diagnosis of human and animal diseases are proven to be efficacious, of high quality and safe;
  • promote the rational use of medicines;
  • ensure that narcotic and psychotropic substances and their precursors are used appropriately and in accordance with international conventions.
    • ensure the protection of the safety and rights of the clinical trial participants in Estonia;
    • ensure that cells, tissues and organs used in the treatment of humans in Estonia are proven to be safe and of high quality;