Regulatory agencies from Latin America and around the world will give their views on efforts to harmonize global regulation at the DIA’s 5th Latin American Regulatory Conference (LARC) 2013, to be held in Bogota, Colombia from May 15-16.
Representatives will be attending from Colombia (INVIMA), Ecuador and Guatemala (MoH), Chile (ISPCH), Brazil (ANVISA), the USA and Costa Rica (FDA), Canada (Health Canada), Spain (AEMPS), and Peru (DIGEMID). Global organizations including the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization will also be taking part.
The event will focus on “Pharma-Co-Vergence” – the act of achieving pharmaceutical regulatory convergence through stakeholders’ collaboration – highlighting the truly collaborative spirit of this multidisciplinary global conference
Dr. Sergio Guerrero, DIA Advisory Council of Latin America (ACLA) president, said: “Based on the success of previous Latin American Regulatory Conferences, DIA will continue to present this dynamic symposium involving key stake holders to influence the advancement of regulatory convergence initiatives within Latin America. Join global regulators, industry and academia to engage in strategic discussion of the current regulatory landscape, future research and drug development in Latin America.”
Key topics at the event include:
- Regulatory Landscape and Convergence Initiatives
- Strengthening the Regulatory Framework
- Efforts Underway by Convergence Initiatives
- Reviews and Inspections
- Ethics Committee Research in the Regions
- Post-market Research Studies and Better Medicines to Influence
- Efficacy and Effectiveness
- Perspectives and Regulations of Pediatric Studies
- Drug Safety, Marketing Surveillance and Quality Control Monitoring
- Regulatory Concerns: Health Systems and Security of the Supply Chain
- Current Regulations of Biologics and Biosimilars
- Emerging Topics
For more information or to register visit www.diahome.org/LARC2013.
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