Malawi | Pharmacy and Medicines Regulatory Authority
What are the requirements for advertisement and promotion of herbal medicines?

The Authority is mandated under Section 68 of the PMRA Act to screen and approve advertising materials for medicines and allied substances before they are broadcast or publicized.

The applicant is required to submit a completed application form (attached below) together with the advertising material and proof of payment of prescribed fees (Fee schedule is available at Authorization is granted within 14 working days if the application meets the required standards in the guidelines. Where the advertising material does not meet the requirements, the applicant is supposed to resubmit the amended material in line with communication on non-compliances observed.