European Medicines Agency (EMA)
Owner/Developer: European Union (EU)
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is a decentralised agency of the European Union (EU), located in London. It began operating in 1995. The Agency is responsible for the scientific evaluation, supervision and safety monitoring of medicines developed by pharmaceutical companies for use in the EU.
EMA protects public and animal health in 28 EU Member States, as well as the countries of the European Economic Area, by ensuring that all medicines available on the EU market are safe, effective and of high quality. The mission of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is to foster scientific excellence in the evaluation and supervision of medicines, for the benefit of public and animal health in the European Union (EU).
|Channel:||Website - Audio / Video - Social media - Face-to-face|
|Audience:||General public - Scientists - Policy-makers - Regulators - Industry|
|User access:||Open access|
|Updating frequency:||Frequently updated|
|Relevance:||Replacement - Reduction - Refinement|
|Purpose:||Education and training - Documentation and information|
|Legislative framework:||Medicines legislation|
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