Directorate General Health & Consumers
Ebola traveller advice leaflet published in all EU languages The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control has just issued a traveller advice leaflet on the ongoing outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in Western Africa.
Parliament approves fee regulation for Pharmacovigilance activities of the European Medicines Agency The European Parliament has voted in favour of an EU Regulation on fees payable to the European Medicines Agency for the conduct of pharmacovigilance activities for medicinal products for human use, which lays down the level and structure of these fees.
Commission supplements legislation on post-authorisation efficacy studies for medicines The legal framework for post-authorisation studies for medical products in the EU was set by legislation in 2010 and 2012; this legislation has now been supplemented by the Commission's Delegated Regulation specifying situations in which these studies are required.
SCCS Opinion published concerning safety of cosmetics containing aluminium The independent Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety of the European Commission have published their Opinion on the safety of aluminium in cosmetic products.