The Cyprus Medicines Verification Organization (CyMVO) was established in February 2017 as a non-profit legal entity with Main Members the Cyprus Association of Pharmaceutical Research and Development Companies (KEFEA)
and the Pancyprian Association of Generic Medicines Manufacturers (PASYPAGEF).
Affiliate Members are, the Cyprus Pharmaceutical Association (CPA),
the Pharmaceutical Services of the Ministry of Health
, the Association of Cyprus Pharmaceutical Companies (SFEK),
the parallel importer Krinera Ltd
and the pharmaceutical wholesalers MEFAL, KEDIFAP
and Blue Pharmacies. Director of the CyMVO is Mr. Arthur Isseyegh.
The basic mandate of KOEF is to create and effectively implement the Cyprus Drug Verification System (CyMVS), to support all the entities that have the obligation to implement it and to continuously monitor its operation, so as to bring about the desired results. The statutes for the establishment of the KOEF include, among others, actions such as, the organizing of lectures, workshops, seminars, conferences, for training the stakeholders and raising public awareness.