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Last weeks round-up; 20 – 24 April 2020

published 27 Apr 2020

MHRA NEWS: EXCEPTIONAL GMP FLEXIBILITIES FOR MEDICINES MANUFACTURERS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) OUTBREAK

MHRA has updated its guidance on the GMP flexibilities it is allowing on an exceptional basis during the current pandemic. The flexibilities cover two main areas relate to manufacture and importation, and pharmaceutical quality system topics. However, it is stressed that implementation of any described flexibilities is contingent on Qualified Person input to that decision. The guidance also requests companies to speak with MHRA where these flexibilities are not sufficient to overcome current challenges. The full text detailing the specifics can be found here https://lnkd.in/da22tgr

EMA NEWS: 2020/2021 DEADLINES FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS FOR OMPD AND CORRESPONDING COMP TIMETABLE

EMA has just updated the deadlines for submission of applications for orphan medicinal product designation to the EMA and corresponding COMP timetable for valid applications, full tabulated details can be found at this link https://lnkd.in/dhRqpEh

EMA PRIVACY STATEMENT – EUROPEAN UNION ELECTRONIC REGISTER OF POST – AUTHORISATION STUDIES

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a privacy statement regarding the EU PAS Register®. The latter is a publicly available database to provide a register of non-interventional post-authorisation studies (PAS). The Privacy Statement explains the most essential details of the processing of personal data by the EMA in the context of the European Union electronic Register of Post-Authorisation Studies (EU PAS Register), the full statement can be found under the following link; https://lnkd.in/dxK4TAG