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#EAPM:  More co-operation needed to make HTA truly effective

#EAPM: More co-operation needed to make HTA truly effective

| February 16, 2018

Health technology assessment (HTA) is described by the World Health Organization as the systematic evaluation of properties, effects, and/or impacts of health technology, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. It is a multidisciplinary process used to evaluate the social, economic, organizational and ethical issues and the main purpose of conducting […]

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Medical devices: #Health Committee MEPs approve stricter EU safety requirements

Medical devices: #Health Committee MEPs approve stricter EU safety requirements

  A silicon breast implant – ©AP Images/European Union/EP Plans for stricter monitoring and certification procedures to ensure full compliance and traceability of medical devices, such as breast or hip implants, were backed by Health Committee MEPs on Wednesday. MEPs also approved legislation to tighten up information and ethical requirements for diagnostic medical devices used […]

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Labour MEP calls for progress on medical devices regulation

Labour MEP calls for progress on medical devices regulation

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

On 22 January, a Labour MEP today called on the European Council to push forward with work on a proposed new medical devices regulation. Glenis Willmott MEP, who is leading the European Parliament’s work on the proposed law, used an appearance of the Latvian health minister in the public health committee to call for faster […]

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EAHP congratulates European Parliament on improved Professional Qualifications Directive

EAHP congratulates European Parliament on improved Professional Qualifications Directive

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) has publicly congratulated MEPs for their scrutiny of legislation governing qualification recognition across national borders. In particular, MEPs achieved an opportunity to improve recognition of specialised qualifications in pharmacy, veterinary medicine and nursing. Thanks to amendments secured by the European Parliament there will now be a formal legal […]

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