Introduction The EMA has published a draft Guideline on clinical investigation of recombinant and human plasma-derived factor IX products. The purpose of this guideline is to provide applicants and regulators with harmonised requirements for applications for marketing authorisation of haemophilia B medicinal products. In July, a similar guideline was adopted concerning haemophilia A medicinal products.
The reflection paper and extrapolation The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published a reflection paper regarding the use of extrapolation when developing medicinal products for paediatric use. The main focus of the reflection paper is to provide a framework and guidance for the use of extrapolation in the development of medicinal products in paediatric patients.
On 26 October 2018, the European Medicines Agency (EMA), advised marketing authorisation holders to submit type I variations prior to the temporary closure of the EMA. The EMA will relocate from London to Amsterdam and will be closed between 21 December and 2 January 2019.
On 27 June 2015, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (“CHMP”) launched a two month public consultation process on a draft revised Guideline governing the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 507/2006 on the conditional marketing authorisation for medicinal products falling within the scope of Regulation (EC) No 726/2004.
On 27 June 2015, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (“CHMP”) launched a two month public consultation process on a revised draft Guideline governing the implementation of the accelerated assessment of medicinal products.
On 25 June 2015, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (“CHMP”) adopted a revised Guidance on core SmPC for plasma-derived fibrin sealant/ haemostatic products. Once the Guideline comes into effect it will replace the original Guideline which has been in operation since 2005.
On 20 January 2014, the European Medicines Agency (“EMA”) published a Questions & Answers document discussing the practical implementation of the “Article 31 Pharmacovigilance Referral” procedure. The aim of the document is to address questions that marketing authorisation holders may have in relation to this procedure and the manner in which it is handled by