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UK Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency -->
"The executive agency of the Department of Health protecting and promoting public health and patient safety by ensuring that medicines, healthcare products and medical equipment meet appropriate standards of safety, quality, performance and effectiveness, and are used safely. "
US Food & Drugs Administration -->
"The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, the USA's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation."
EU Commission Pharmaceuticals Section -->
"To facilitate mutual
recognition, Directive 75/319/EEC set up a Committee for Proprietary Medicinal
Products (CPMP), which first assessed whether candidate products complied with
Directive 65/65/EEC. "
European Agency for the Evaluation of Medicinal Products -->
The EMEA contribute to the protection and promotion of public and animal health by:
• Mobilising scientific resources from throughout the European Union
to provide high quality evaluation of medicinal products.
• Developing efficient and transparent procedures to allow timely access
by users to innovative medicines through a single European
• Controlling the safety of medicines for humans and animals,
in particular through a pharmacovigilance network
and the establishment of safe limits for residues in