Korea Orphan Drug Center.

History

2016

Jan.Being lifted from designated public institution by MSF

2010

Jan.Being designated as Public institution by MSF

2005

Oct.Reimbursement price of the product for emergency introduction by the KFDA

2003

Sept.Being granted the right of medical care institute by the National Health Insurance Act

2002

Jan.Prepared a regulation in the revised act of pharmacy law that allows our center to import medicines by the KFDA

2001

JanMinistry of Strategy and Finance(MSF) granted Korea Orphan Drug Center non-profit organization status and allowed it to take donations

Aug.New amendment of Pharmacy Act provided the legal basis for the operations of the Korea Orphan Drug Center and authorized to sell medications

Sept.Being granted the right of recommending the import of self-treatment medicines by the KFDA

2000

Feb.Being granted the right of recommending orphan drugs by the KFDA

Mar.The first issue of "Korea Orphan Drug Center Newsletter" was published

May.Support group of Korea Orphan Drug Center was established

1999

May.KFDA kicked off the "Preparation Committee" to lay the groundwork for Korea Orphan Drug Center

Aug.The Launching Committee for Korea Orphan Drug Center held the general meeting

Sept.KFDA authorized the inception of Korea Orphan Drug Center

Sept.Korea Orphan Drug Center was registered as a legal corporation

Dec.Website for Korea Orphan Drug Center was released

Nov.Korea Orphan Drug Center was open

1998

July.Korea Food & Drug Administration(KFDA) drew up the blue print to set up Korea Orphan Drug Center

Dec.The Parliament put aside 200 million Korean won to finance the inception of Korea Orphan Drug Center(in the regular session 1998)

July.

JanThe Ministry of Health and Welfare consigned the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs to develop the policies and strategies for the development and supply of medicines for rare disease
- Period of consignment : July 1995 May 1998(3years)
- Consignment fees : 197 million Korean won