When presenting at the HighPoint Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP) workshop in Geneva, Switzerland in April 2016, I compared the IDMP journey not just to any marathon, but to the Jungfrau marathon. The Jungfrau Marathon is one of the best known mountain marathons in the world, in full view of the famous Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains in the Bernese Oberland area of the Swiss...Read More
The industry is currently in a period of unprecedented transformation, driven by ongoing shifts in the regulatory sphere from document-driven to data-driven information management. This transition is certain to continue well into the next decade and poses a significant challenge to the industry, with profound impact on how we manage regulatory information going forward.Read More
Since 2010, European Union (EU) Pharmacovigilance legislation is subject to regular and further enhancements because of EudraVigilance (EV), particularly the collection, management, and analysis of suspected adverse reaction reports. This includes the implementation and use of new ISO Individual Case Safety Report (ICSR)/ICH E2B(R3) standards, which deliver better data structures including...Read More
“Medical products should meet standards of quality, safety and efficacy. The quality of medical products is, however, a major public health concern to the World Health organization and its Member States... The illegitimate manufacture, distribution, widespread availability and indiscriminate use of substandard/spurious/falsely labelled/falsified/counterfeit medical products have serious...