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New open databases from Anvisa

Anvisa has announced ten new open databases of the agency    available on the Federal Government’s website. The Health Surveillance National Agency (ANVISA) has as its duty to keep public the important information that claims the commitment together with the federal government to fulfill the Open Database Plan.


What is Anvisa’s Open Databases Plan?

Anvisa’s database plan – Health Surveillance National Agency is the way to provide more transparency of its actions to the society. The plan is a guideline document for the action of databases disclosure, where it gathers the tactics for the fulfillment of the Open Database National Policy to execute the Brazilian Strategy for Digital Transformation – E-Digital.

The identification of bases has taken into account some criteria as the importance degree for the citizen, investigated from requests, as well as listening to most wanted sectors and services in the Agency, besides the searches performed through the website.


Open Databases

Check out the new bases included in the Anvisa’s open database plan:

According to the criteria stipulated by the agency, there are currently 26 sets of databases, being 10 new ones.

The 26 sets stipulated by Anvisa for databases are:

  • Sales of controlled medications and antimicrobials.
  • Hemovigilance in post-market.
  • Technovigilance in post-market.
  • Pharmacovigilance in post-market.
  • Health inspections in cruise ships.
  • Medications registered in Brazil.
  • Pesticides registered in Brazil.
  • Food registered in Brazil.
  • Hygiene products, perfumes, cosmetics, and sanitizers registered in Brazil.
  • Smoke products registered in Brazil.
  • Participation in public surveys.
  • Medication prices in Brazil – the consumer.
  • Medication prices – government
  • The life cycle of petitions analysis of Authorization and Operation of Companies.
  • The life cycle of petition analysis of food registration.
  • The life cycle of petition analysis of pesticides registration.
  • The life cycle of petition analysis of medication registration.
  • The life cycle of petition analysis of hygiene products, perfumes, cosmetics, and sanitizers.
  • The life cycle of petition analysis of smoke products.
  • The life cycle of petition analysis of health products.
  • The life cycle of petition analysis of Electronic Importation Processes (PEI).
  • The life cycle of hiring and contracts.
  • Health products registered in Brazil.
  • Production of tissue and germ cells banks.
  • Production of human tissue banks.
  • Production of the umbilical cord and placenta blood banks.


Now get to know more about the ten new Anvisa’s database:


Medications Registered in Brazil

The registration of medications is mandatory in Brazil to assure the health of the population. The data of products registered in Anvisa’s medication area are made available to the population, ensuring more information.


Products Registered in Brazil – Health Products

Anvisa will make available access to information about medical products regularized and with active registration in the Agency according to the consonance of the Law of Access to Information (LAI).


Data of Food Registered in Brazil

The data of foods that comply with the registration categories by Anvisa are part of this groups, such as desalinated seawater, potable and bottled, foods with allegations of functional and health properties, infant foods, new technology packings (recycled), formulas for enteral nutrition, new foods and new ingredients, food supplements containing enzymes or probiotics.


Cosmetics Registered in Brazil

The area of cosmetics covers personal hygiene products, perfumes, creams, makeup, and so on, and fits the risk group I and II in the agency, also made available the transparency data for further information of the population.


Data of Sanitizers Registered in Brazil

The sanitizers registered in Brazil are a group of substances or preparation for sanitation, home disinfection or disinfestation, in collective and/or public environments, and water treatment.


Registration Data of Smoke Products

Smoke products are the tobacco derivatives, such as:

  • Combustible Product Derivative from Tobacco.
  • Non-Combustible Product Derivative from Tobacco.
  • Electronic Device of Nicotine Delivery.


Life Cycle of Analysis of Importation Electronic Process

Data regarding the main steps of electronic processes of importation in Anvisa, since the registration issue up to the process completion, including beginning and end dates of each step.


Data of Hemovigilance Notifications

Analysis of all adverse events related to the blood cycle with the purpose of improving the quality of products (blood and its components) and processes, as well as increasing the safety of the donor and receiver.


Notifications of Technovigilance

Data about notifications of medical devices in the phase of post-commercialization, with the purpose of recommending the adoption of measures to ensure the protection and promotion of population health.


Data Open to Public Consultations

Data of open consultations for the population collected from Formsus.


Anvisa’s objective is to make all the data more transparent, formalizing it in a database that complies with the current rules and laws with the purpose of informing and making public several agency’s activities and processes.

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