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Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) meeting of 18-20 June 2019
The Committee elected Gerrit Johan Schefferlie from the Netherlands as the CVMP vice-chair for a 3-year mandate CVMP opinions on veterinary medicinal products The Committee adopted by consensus a positive opinion for a grouped type II variation...
Highlights of Management Board meeting: June 2019
At its 12-13 June meeting , the Board heard an update on EMA’s first three months in its temporary building in Amsterdam Sloterdijk and the preparations for the Agency’s move to its final premises in the Zuidas area of Amsterdam. Construction of the...
Meeting highlights from the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) 11-14 June 2019
PRAC starts review of leuprorelin medicines EMA’s safety committee (PRAC) has started a review of leuprorelin medicines after reports indicated that handling errors during preparation and administration can cause some patients to receive...
Two additional countries to benefit from EU-US mutual recognition agreement for inspections
On 10 June 2019, Luxembourg and the Netherlands were included into the mutual recognition agreement between the European Union (EU) and the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) . The FDA thus confirmed the capability of these two...
EMA closed 10 June 2019
EMA is closed from 18:30 on Friday 7 June until 7:30 on Tuesday 11 June 2019. Outside of working hours and on public holidays, it is possible to call the product emergency hotline on +31(0)88 781 7600. Please note that this is an emergency number...
Strengthening engagement between EMA and general practitioners
EMA and the two major organisations representing general practitioners (GPs) and family physicians in Europe – the European Union of General Practitioners (UEMO) and the European section of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) – and the...
Events of interest
List itemFri 23 Mar23/03/2018 - 23/03/2018
European Union International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for the identification of medicinal products (IDMP) / Substance, product, organisation and referential data (SPOR) task force meeting
The EU ISO IDMP / SPOR data task force is meeting representatives from EMA, national competent...
List itemFri 18 May18/05/2018 - 18/05/2018
Third industry stakeholder platform on research and development support
This third meeting between regulators and representatives of industry stakeholder organisations...
List itemThu 07 Jun07/06/2018 - 07/06/2018
2018 Annual workshop of the European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA)
Enpr-EMA will hold its tenth annual workshop on 7-8 June 2018 at EMA. The workshop brings relevant...
List itemFri 08 Jun08/06/2018 - 08/06/2018
European network of paediatric research at the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA) Coordinating Group and networks meeting
The 2018 face-to-face meeting of Enpr-EMA networks and coordinating members takes place after the...