Patients' and Consumers' Working Party
The Patients' and Consumers' Working Party (PCWP) provides a platform for exchange of information and discussion of issues of common interest between EMA and patients and consumers.
The PCWP, established in 2006, has enabled the Agency to build upon its existing interactions with patients and consumers. It provides recommendations to EMA and its human scientific committees on all matters of interest in relation to medicines.
The following documents provide information on the PCWP's responsibilities and composition:
The PCWP consists of:
- a core group of representatives from the eligible patients' and consumers' organisations;
- representatives from EMA's scientific committees;
- observers from:
The members' declarations of interests are available in the European experts list.
|EMA||Juan Garcia Burgos|
|European Patients' Forum (EPF)||Kaisa Immonen|
Organisation representative members
Members representing EMA's scientific committees
|Committee for Advanced Therapies|
|Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use|
Concepción Prieto Yerro
|Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products||Tim Leest|
|Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products|
|Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee|
EMA Management Board
|Healthcare Professionals Working Party||(To be advised)|
|European Commission (DG SANTE)||Rotating membership|
|Coordination Group for Mutual Recognition and Decentralised Procedures - Human (CMDh)||Gabriele Eibenstein|