On 20 July 2023, the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities (ICMRA) is hosting a virtual workshop on the development of a global Pharmaceutical Quality Knowledge Management System (PQ KMS), which aims to facilitate the exchange of knowledge related to pharmaceutical quality amongst national regulatory authorities worldwide.
The ECOWAS Joint Assessment Procedure is a collaborative initiative among 15 National Regulatory Agencies in West Africa that ensures harmonized and streamlined market authorization of medical products across the region. This infographic provides an overview of key steps and timelines applicants need to bear in mind during the Joint Assessment Procedure.
In a joint position paper, EFPIA, IFPMA and Vaccines Europe urge all countries to adopt a ‘multiple-site-to-one-license’ approach for registrations, in line with WHO and other guidelines. This will result in a reduction of duplicate work for all stakeholders, help to build agility and speed in supply chain management and improve patient access to medicines and vaccines.