Respiratory Drafting Group

The Respiratory Drafting Group was set up by the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) in order to draft guidelines relating to respiratory medicine and to provide occasional support to scientific advice.

Mandate, rules of procedure and work programme

More information on the Drafting Group's responsibilities and composition is available in these documents:

EMA has temporarily suspended or scaled back certain activities since 2019 based on EMA’s business continuity plan.


The Drafting Group is composed of European experts selected from or associated with the national agencies with specific expertise in respiratory medicine. Nominations for members are adopted by the CHMP.


Below (in alphabetical order of surname) are the current members of the Respiratory Drafting Group. The members' declarations of interests are available in the European experts database.


  • Erika Fredriksson
  • Helga Haugom Olsen
  • Janet Koenig
  • Maria Concepcion Prieto Yerro
  • Karolina Törneke (Chair)
  • Hinke Johanna Van der Woude