Steve’s Country Profile Series – ARGENTINA

ARGENTINA – A young country with a little more than two hundred years of history, called the silver jewel of the southern cone.

With a population of 45 million inhabitants of which 70% are of Italian and Spanish descent, Argentina has the most beautiful and inspiring landscapes such as the Iguazu falls, one the 7 wonders of the world. Its meat and wine evoke long time traditions in every Argentinian table which makes foreigners from all over the world come to the country to try it and to learn how to dance the Tango. Argentina is the birthplace of well-known sportsmen in the fields of Football (Soccer), Polo, Tennis and Basketball and it is also famous for inventions such as the ballpoint pen, disposable syringes, and the heart bypass.

With an extension of thousands of acres of land for farming, Argentina is one of the top 5 exporters of oil, soybean meal, yerba mate, beans, peanuts, corn, grains, and pears.

The Argentine healthcare system is made up of three subsystems: public, social security and private.

The public healthcare is free for all inhabitants of the territory, whether citizens, residents, or foreigners since 1957.


PhV LATAM is a pharmacovigilance service provider for the Latin America region with operations in 24 countries in South America, Central America, Caribbean, and Mexico. Based in Argentina and Colombia the company offers high quality services in Pharmacovigilance with local presence, regional experience, and global knowledge.

We are a team of physicians, pharmacists, biochemists, and biologists with extensive experience as medical advisors, safety managers and regulatory affairs specialists in the Pharma and Clinical Study industry, and also with experience in NCAs. Our efforts are focused on patient’s safety and a commitment to transparency in management and communication.

The company has developed a complete pharmacovigilance service, with modules tailored made for each clients needs, and in compliance with the regulatory requirements of each country.

The company is ISO 9011:2015 certified and it is known for its local knowledge and quality of services.


ACROSS Global is a global alliance of Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and Specialist Service Providers (SSPs) that support an ever-expanding pharma-biopharma-medical device sector. ACROSS Global is a Singapore registered company.

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