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December 2017

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  • 2017-12-07 - 2017-12-08 :

    eXtended EudraVigilance Medicinal Product Dictionary face-to-face training course

    This eXtended EudraVigilance Medicinal Product Dictionary (XEVMPD) face-to-face training course has been prepared to facilitate the practical implementation of the requirements including technical aspects and all related procedures on electronic submission of information on medicines by marketing authorisation holders in the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) countries outside the EU. The training focuses on explaining the guidance and specifically the mandatory data elements necessary for the electronic submission of information on medicinal products, applying the format of the eXtended EudraVigilance Product Report Message (XEVPRM) and the use of the XEVMPD data entry tool (EVWEB). It includes exercises in the XEVPRM data entry tool (EVWEB) for the electronic submission and maintenance of different types of medicinal products.

  • 2017-12-06 - 2017-12-08 : CAT

    Committee for Advanced Therapies (CAT): 6-8 December 2017

    The Committee for Advanced Therapies (CAT) is the committee that is responsible for assessing the quality, safety and efficacy of advanced-therapy medicines.

  • 2017-12-05 - 2017-12-07 : COMP

    Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP): 5-7 December 2017

    The Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) is the committee that is responsible for reviewing applications for 'orphan medicinal product designation' for medicines intended for the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of rare diseases.

  • 2017-12-05 - 2017-12-07 : CVMP

    Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP): 5-7 December 2017

    The Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) is the committee that is responsible for preparing the Agency's opinions on all questions concerning veterinary medicines.