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Transplantation / Tissue | News | 06 September 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM has published the 3rd Edition of its guidelines ensuring the quality and safety of tissues and cells for human application, be it for transplantation or clinical use (including insemination and fertilisation).
Transplantation / Donation Campaigns & European Organ Donation Day (EODD) | News | 06 September 2017 | Strasbourg, France
At the end of 2015, across the 47 member states of the Council of Europe, more than 143 000 patients were waiting for an organ, such as a kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas or small bowel
Certification of suitability (CEP) | News | 06 September 2017 | Strasbourg, France
In October, the EDQM will be present at CPhI Worldwide in Frankfurt (Germany). At this yearly gathering of the pharmaceutical industry, the EDQM is looking forward to meeting as many of its clients as possible.
European Pharmacopoeia / International harmonisation | News | 04 September 2017 | Brasília, Brazil
The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and HealthCare (EDQM) and ANVISA, the Health Surveillance Agency of Brazil, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on their intention to strengthen relations and promote further co-operation in the field of medicines’ quality and science-based pharmacopoeial standards.
European Pharmacopoeia / Pharmacopoeial harmonisation | News | 04 September 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and HealthCare (EDQM) and the Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission (ChP) today announced the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the next four years.
Transplantation / Public awareness | News | 27 July 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The EODD is held again in Switzerland. Swisstransplant marks the occasion with a big celebration on the Bundesplatz in Bern.
Products and Services | News | 03 July 2017 | Strasbourg, France
Pharmeuropa contains draft pharmacopoeial texts for which the European Pharmacopoeia Commission is seeking comment.
Patient & Consumer Protection / Anti-counterfeiting activities | News | 28 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
Discover our new brochure explaining what the MEDICRIME Convention is and how it works to fight the falsification of medical products and similar crimes, thus protecting public health.
European Pharmacopoeia | News | 28 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM will hold an international symposium on 10-11 October 2017 in Strasbourg (France) to present and discuss recent achievements, as well as future perspectives, of the Ph. Eur. in the microbiology field.
Transplantation / Organ | News | 27 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted Resolution CM/Res(2017)1 on principles for the selection, evaluation, donation and follow-up of the non-resident living organ donors.
Transplantation / Organ | News | 27 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has recently adopted Resolution CM/Res(2017)2 on establishing procedures for the management of patients having received an organ transplant abroad upon return to their home country to receive follow-up.
Transfusion / Blood - PTS | Leaflet | 27 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM has issued a guidance document which will allow Blood Establishments’ (BEs) laboratories to identify causes for non-satisfactory results in Blood Proficiency Testing Schemes (B-PTS) studies. These studies (six are run per year by the EDQM), based on inter-laboratory comparisons, are a form of external assessment of the testing capability of BEs’ laboratories across Europe, which allows...
EDQM | News | 27 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The EDQM has just published its 2016 Annual Report. The report is an opportunity to review the different activities of the past year and reflect on what the EDQM accomplished and developed.
European Pharmacopoeia / Ph. Eur. Commission | News | 26 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
The European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) Commission adopted 9 new monographs at its 158th Session, which took place in Strasbourg on 20 June 2017. Other adopted texts included 49 revisions, of which 44 on monographs and 5 on general chapters.
European network of OMCLs | News | 07 June 2017 | Strasbourg, France
2017 meeting of Official Medicines Control Laboratories (OMCLs) emphasised work sharing and information exchange for the benefit of public health