THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Decision No.  1545/QD-BYT of the Ministry of Health amending and supplementing the Decision No. 2962/QD-BYT dated August 22, 2012 of the Ministry of Finance on promulgating temporary regulation on documents need supply in order to announce lists of original proprietary medicines, medicines used for treatment similar with original proprietary medicines, medicines with documents proving bioequivalence
Pursuant to the Pharmacy Law No. 34/2005/QH11 dated June 14, 2005;
Pursuant to the Decree No. 63/2012/ND-CP dated August 31, 2012 of the Government defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Health;  
Pursuant to the Joint Circular No. 01/2012/TTLT-BYT-BTC dated January 19, 2012 of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance guiding bidding of drugs procurement in the medical facilities
At the proposal of Director of Drug administration of Vietnam,
DECIDES:
Article 1. To amend and supplement Clause 2, Section I of temporary regulation on documents need supply in order to announce lists of original proprietary medicines, medicines used for treatment similar with original proprietary medicines, medicines with documents proving bioequivalence issued with the Decision No. 2962/QD-BYT dated August 22, 2012 of the Ministry of Health as follows:
“2. Patent granted by one of competent intellectual property agencies (in the List specified in section V of this Regulation) for:
(i) Active ingredient of medicine containing an active ingredient; or
(ii) Mixture of active ingredients if medicine contains many active ingredients; or
(iii) Pharmacy or preparations for injections, infusions, drugs used for eyes, sprays, implants,  transversal patch, drugs in gel form.