Surveillance in the area of advertising
The conduct of surveillance over compliance with Act No 40/1995 Coll., on Advertising Regulation, as amended (the Act) in the area of advertising for medicinal products for human use and sponsoring in this area (with the exception of radio and television broadcasting). Investigation of reports of defective advertisements for medicinal products for human use, issuance of expert opinions on advertising materials and advertising regulation issues. The Act is binding for the sponsors, producers and distributors of advertising, but also for healthcare professionals, e.g. in the cases where they participate in sponsored or advertising events (e.g. expert meetings, scientific conferences, etc.), where promotion samples are used, and advertising materials for medicinal products are provided to patients. SÚKL does not perform surveillance over the area of advertising for foodstuffs (dietary supplements).