Our achievements

Organisational excellence

  • The Public Service Achievement Award
    2014
  • The Public Service Milestone Award
    2010
  • Public Service Award for Organisational Excellence
    2006
  • Singapore Quality Class Star with People and Service Niche Standards
    Since April 2019
  • People Developer Certification
    2002 to March 2019
  • Singapore Innovation Class
    First public healthcare agency to be endorsed
    2003 to March 2019
  • Singapore Service Class
    2014 to March 2019
  • Singapore H.E.A.L.T.H. Platinum Award
    2012
  • Meritorious Defence Partner Award
    Since 2005
  • Meritorious Home Team Partner Award
    Since 2008
  • Community Chest Awards
    Since 2003
  • Singapore Family Friendly Employer Award
    2004
  • ISO 9001:2015
    Corporate Services Group
    Since June 2018
  • ISO 9001:2015
    Information Management Department
    Corporate Headquarters
    Since August 2018

Professional excellence

Health Products Regulation Group

  • ISO 9001:2015
    Tobacco Regulation Branch
    Since March 2017
  • ISO 9001:2015
    Vigilance & Compliance Branch
    Since March 2017
  • ISO 9001:2015
    Enforcement Branch
    Since March 2017
  • ISO 9001:2015
    Audit & Licensing Division
    Since November 2018
  • Member of the Management Committee for the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF)
    Since September 2016
  • First Position in the World Health Organization (WHO) Global ICSR (Individual Case Safety Report) Database Ranking
    Vigilance & Compliance Branch
    Since 2011
  • Accession to Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme (PIC/S)
    Audit & Licensing Division
    Since January 2000
  • Member of the Management Committee for the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Agencies (ICMRA)
    Since May 2013
  • Regulatory Member of the International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Human Use (ICH)
    Since November 2017
  • Member of Management Committee of International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH)
    Since June 2018

Blood Services Group

  • Compliance with PIC/S Good Manufacturing Practice Standard
    Cell Therapy Facility was audited to acceptable GMP standard jointly by HPRG and Swissmedic
    August 2014
  • Joint Accreditation Committee – International Society for Cellular Therapy and European Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation (JACIE)
    July 2013
  • American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI)
    August 2008
  • AABB Accreditation
    First national blood service in Asia to be accredited
    May 2006
  • Certified On-the-Job Training Centre
    December 2005
  • World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Transfusion Medicine
    Since 1992

Applied Sciences Group

Forensic Medicine Division

  • National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME)
    First agency outside North America to be accredited
    September 2005
  • Commendation for Significant Contribution in Helping Singapore Overcome SARS
    March - May 2003
  • Accreditation of Laboratory for Pathology Training by The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
    Since 1999

Analytical Toxicology Division, Biology Division, Forensic Science Division, and Illicit Drugs Division 

  • Excellence for Singapore Award
    1999
  • American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB)
    1996 to 2017
  • ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) Forensic Science Testing Accreditation
    Since 2017

Pharmaceutical Division

  • Public Service Award for Organisational Excellence
    July 2003
  • Singapore Quality Class
    Since August 2002
  • ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation under Singapore Accreditation Council – Singapore Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (SAC-SINGLAS)
    Since 1997

Pharmaceutical Division

  • Associate Membership to the General European Official Medicines Control Laboratories Network (GEON)
    Since May 2014
  • Member of the ASEAN Cosmetics Testing Laboratory Committee (ACTLC)
    Since November 2012
  • Observer to the European Pharmacopoeia Commission
    Since February 2012
  • World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Tobacco Testing and Research
    Since June 2009
  • World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Drug Quality Assurance
    Since February 1993

Chemical Metrology Division

  • Member of the Consultative Committee for Amount of Substance: Metrology in Chemistry and Biology (CCQM)
    Since November 2014
  • Member of the Joint Committee for Traceability in Laboratory Medicine (JCTLM)
    Since January 2014
  • Accredited as a Proficiency Testing Provider under ISO/IEC 17043 by the Singapore Accreditation Council
    Since August 2013
  • Full Member of the Asia Pacific Metrology Programme (APMP)
    Since July 2008
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