Hostname: page-component-758b78586c-fxcbs Total loading time: 0 Render date: 2023-11-28T11:18:02.965Z Has data issue: false Feature Flags: { "corePageComponentGetUserInfoFromSharedSession": true, "coreDisableEcommerce": false, "useRatesEcommerce": true } hasContentIssue false

Regulatory Issues Concerning Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in Europe

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 January 2005

Ian G. McKeith
Affiliation:
Department of Old Age Psychiatry, Institute for the Health of the Elderly, Wolfson Research Centre, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Extract

In 1995, a new European system for the authorization of medicinal products went into effect. After 10 years of cooperation between National Registration Authorities at the European Union (EU) level and 4 years of negotiation, in June 1993 the Council of the EU adopted three directives and a regulation that together form the legal basis of the current system. The European Medicines Evaluation Agency (EMEA) was established on July 22, 1993, and London was chosen as its coordinating center, housing the Committee for Proprietary Medicinal Products (CPMP), which is the body that advises the European Licensing Authority (European Commission). The EMEA has the opportunity to harness the expertise and resources of member states and their ability to oversee local implementation.

Type
Regulatory Issues
Copyright
© 2000 International Psychogeriatric Association

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)