The certification was awarded following an extensive review from recognised independent auditors. IATA now recognises the airline's "globally consistent pharmaceutical handling and processes" to maintain standards.
EAEU rules of Good Distribution Practice (GDP) were adopted by the Decision of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) No. 80 of November 3, 2016, while their entry into force was postponed for 18 months.
SANTO, a company, received three important certificates for compliance with the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) for its production sites engaged in manufacturing of solutions for injection, infusion, and solid oral medicines.
In February 2018, the division of R-Pharm Group in Kazakhstan received a certificate of compliance with the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) from the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Delta Cargo, a general agent of the major American airline, expanded its Pharma 4 program to eight additional destinations including Bogota, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Sydney, Sao Paolo, Frankfurt and Seoul.