EDQM Open Day – Join us for an afternoon full of discovery

EDQM 02/05/2024 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) will open its doors to the public on Sunday 16 June 2024 from 13:30 to 18:00. Full information is available on the dedicated EDQM Open Day web page. Join us for a fun-packed afternoon to discover how the EDQM contributes to...

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2022 Highlights – EDQM annual report now available

EDQM 05/06/2023 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has published its 2022 annual report, providing a comprehensive overview of its activities and achievements, and putting select data on the present state of EDQM/Council of Europe public health initiatives at your...

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Pharmeuropa Bio & Scientific Notes now accessible without registration

EDQM 14/06/2022 Strasbourg, France

Pharmeuropa Bio & Scientific Notes, a free online journal of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) indexed in Medline/PubMed®, can be consulted without prior registration as of 13 June 2022. The journal seeks to disseminate knowledge on methods of analysis...

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The Council of Europe appoints future EDQM Director

EDQM 28/06/2021 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe has appointed Petra Dörr, PhD, as future Director of the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM). She will take over the function from the current Director, Susanne Keitel, in October 2021. Petra Dörr comes to the EDQM with more than 25 years of...

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EDQM webinar provides insights on how to implement pharmaceutical care in Europe

EDQM 15/12/2020 Strasbourg, France

The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & HealthCare (EDQM) has released a webinar illustrating the content of Council of Europe Resolution CM/Res(2020)3 on the implementation of pharmaceutical care for the benefit of patients and health services, which aims to support member states...

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New Council of Europe resolution to promote pharmaceutical care in Europe

EDQM 18/03/2020 Strasbourg

A new Council of Europe resolution on the implementation of pharmaceutical care for the benefit of patients and health services has been adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe to improve medication use and the quality of care across Europe. The resolution defines a...

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European Pharmacopoeia updates testing for particulate contamination in pharmaceutical preparations

EDQM 20/02/2020 Strasbourg, France

At its 165th session in November 2019, the European Pharmacopoeia Commission adopted two general chapters related to testing for particulate contamination in pharmaceutical preparations.

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EDQM launches public consultation on first pilot monographs for European Paediatric Formulary

EDQM 05/10/2018 Strasbourg, France

The EDQM has launched a public consultation on the first two pilot monographs and on two general texts for its European Paediatric Formulary. Pharmacists and paediatricians across Europe are called to provide their feedback on the draft monographs on Hydrochlorothiazide oral solution and on...

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Towards harmonisation in the classification of medicines across Europe

EDQM 23/05/2018 Strasbourg, France

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted a revised Resolution on the classification of medicines as regards their supply. It calls on the States Parties to the Convention on the Elaboration of a European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur. Convention) to regularly provide information on...

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