Ministry of Health: General Law of Health
General Law of Health
ARTICLE 1.- The health of the population is a public interest asset protected by the State.
Costa Rican Legal Information System
The Office of the Attorney General of the Republic makes available a number of online services with the aim of providing an efficient means in consulting legal information contributing to the modernization of State management through information technology.
Ministry of Health: Law Regulating Biomedical Research
Law Regulating Biomedical Research
Ministry of Health: Regulations to the Law of Biomedical Research
Regulation to the Law of Biomedical Research.
Amendment to the Law Regulating Biomedical Research.
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations
European Medicines Agency
A Scientific Ethical Committee (CEC) is a group authorized by the Ministry of Health that deals with protecting the rights people, interests and safety of participants in clinical trials, according to the laws and regulations of Costa Rica and international standards and practices of biomedical research.
Consejo Nacional de Investigación en Salud (CoNIS)
The current National Council for Health Research (CONIS) was created by Law 9234 Regulatory Biomedical Research Law, under Article 34 which reads “The National Health Research Council, hereinafter CONIS, is created as an independent, multidisciplinary , ethical, technical and scientific body, under the Ministry of Health with a degree of maximum decentralization and instrumental legal capacity”.