Thursday, 17 January 2008

Forthcoming pharma regulatory conference

The Southern African Development Community (SADC), the Drug Information Association and European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations are co-hosting the first African Regulatory Conference: A Forum for Regulatory Authorities and the Pharmaceutical Industry on 5-6 February 2008 in Johannesburg, South Africa. This conference offers a chance to promote partnerships between African regulatory authorities and the pharmaceutical industry, to facilitate open discussion on current topics important to the region, to raise awareness of the regulatory environment and promote exchange of information, and to share views on expectations, benefits, and challenges to regulatory harmonization.

International speakers and participants include representatives from SADC, the World Health Organization, the European Medicines Agency the Pharmaceutical Inspection Convention and Pharmaceutical Inspection Cooperation Scheme, the South African Department of Health and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control.

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