Centro Nacional de Información de Medicamentos (CIMED)

CIMED® is a Drug Information Center that promotes the use of medicines through objective and updated, technical and scientific information, porperly processed and evaluated.

This was recognized as such by Executive Decree No.29533-S, published in 2001; the decree defines CIMED® as the official technical information body for drugs in Costa Rica with permanent headquarters at the University of Costa Rica (Faculty of Pharmacy) and it is conceptualized as an operational unit that provides technical and scientific information on medicines.

In recognition of his work in the field of social action CIMED® received the award in 2008  "Contribution to the improvement of the quality of life"  In the category of public institution granted by CONARE.


Contact info

Coordinator: Dra. Victoria Hall Ramírez

Reception phone: 2511 8353
Phone:  2511 8313 / 2511 8328 / 2511 8327
E-mail: inifar@ucr.ac.cr , cimed.inifar@ucr.ac.cr

Fax: 2511 3426