COVID-19 lessons learned

22 Jun: COVID-19 lessons learned: stronger role for EU medicines regulator

(Source: European Parliament)

Improved capacity for crisis preparedness and management of medical devices and products New EU database to monitor and report medicine shortages  Large-scale clinical trials and publication of marketing authorisation decisions 

Public health MEPs agree to change the European Medicines Agency’s mandate to reinforce its role and better equip the EU to manage future health crises.

The Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) adopted on Tuesday, with 68 votes in favour, 3 against and 8 abstentions, its negotiating position on the extension of the mandate of the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The position is scheduled …