With a high access to patient pools, speedy patient recruitment and lower in-country costs compared to other regions, Eastern Europe continues to be a popular target for sponsors when running clinical trials.
Reviewing the import requirements and study design as well as identifying roles and responsibilities for both the Import License application and customs clearance all form part of a study set up within this region. Areas for consideration when importing into to Russia, Ukraine, Belarus amongst others include:
- Import requirements
- Import License type and timelines
- Documentation needed for Import License application
- Import approval process