The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) confirmed the capability of Germany to carry out good manufacturing practice (GMP) inspections at a level equivalent to that of the US. There are now a total of 27 Member States whose inspection results the FDA can rely on to replace their own inspections.
Two years after the Tartu Call for a Healthy Lifestyle, the initiative launched by Commissioners Tibor Navracsics, Vytenis Andriukaitis and Phil Hogan has marked significant progress in promoting healthy lifestyles.
Statement by Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
Agreement now operational between 26 EU Member States and the US Food and Drug Administration.
Closing date to submit applications: 15 july 2019
Deadline for submissions: 27 June 2019 11h00 CET (morning), Brussels time.
New recommendations published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Director-General for Health and Food Safety Anne Bucher discusses the implications for the health sector of the ‘Spring Package’, which the Commission adopted on 5 June 2019.
What are the latest drug trafficking trends and what lies behind them? What substances are causing the most harm today? What’s new in the areas of drug prevention, treatment and policy? These, and other, questions will be explored by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) on 6 June in its annual overview of the European drug situation.
The Commission has adopted proposals for country specific recommendations, including on health and investments in health as part of its ongoing assistance to Member States in implementing their health systems reforms in the light of an ageing population.