It is a field of both general and particular social interest;
It is in a direct function of health care protection i.e. enhancement and protection of human health, early disease detection and proper disease treatment;
Because of its importance, pharmaceutical activity is determined by special regulations, and through obeying and implementing the very ones, quality, safe and efficacious medicinal products and medical devices are provided to the population.
Law on Medicinal Products and Medical Devices (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia” No. 30/2010) determines the conditions of medicinal products and medical devices marketing authorization, as well as the ones for manufacturing, marketing and control of medicinal products and medical devices used in human and veterinary medicine, and defines the surveillance in this domain.