African Regulatory Conference in connection with ICH endorsed training course on PhV and IFPMA workshop on Counterfeit medicines

Moving towards Regulatory Harmonization to enhance Access to Medicines in Africa. The 4th African Regulatory Conference (ARC) co-organized by the Drug Information Association (DIA) and the IFPMA’s African Regulatory Network (ARN) in collaboration with Creative Trends Ltd.

The ARC offers the opportunity for key stakeholders active in the region including Representatives from health authorities, local and multinational pharmaceutical companies, international, governmental and non-governmental organizations to exchange progressive views on key topics of interest and identify focus areas for ongoing efforts aimed to increase patient access to new and improved medicines.

Simultaneous translation in French and English will be available for plenary sessions only.

Representatives of health authorities, regulatory affairs, quality assurance, medical, safety, research and development professionals, and other professionals involved in or interested in the aspects surrounding registration of medicinal products and regulatory harmonization initiatives in Africa. See more here

DIA is a neutral, global, non-profit association that provides knowledge resources across the full spectrum of medical product development.

DIA provides professionals at all levels and across all disciplines access to timely and authoritative information to advance careers, skills and innovation in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and related fields. DIA is a neutral forum for facilitating knowledge exchange and collaboration through:

  • – Education and training that provides enterprise-wide solutions across the full spectrum of medical product development
  • – Meetings, conferences, webinars, online learning and other events to foster knowledge exchange, collaboration and networking
  • – Volunteer leadership opportunities
  • – Publications and knowledge resources

DIA is a financially independent non-profit organisation funded by meeting and membership fees. The voluntary efforts of DIA members and thought leaders allow DIA to provide quality programmes, publications, and knowledge resources to regulatory agencies, academia, industry professionals and patient advocates.

IFPMA (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations) represents the research-based pharmaceutical companies and associations across the globe. The research-based pharmaceutical industry’s 1.3 million employees strive to develop and provide innovative medicines, biological products, and vaccines that improve patients’ lives worldwide. Based in Geneva, IFPMA has official relations with the United Nations and contributes industry expertise to help the global health community find solutions that improve global health.

The ARN is an ad-hoc network of the Regulatory Policy and Technical Standards Committee (RPTS) of IFPMA. The association works in partnership with regulatory authorities and the pharmaceutical industry in Africa to encourage greater harmonization of regulatory requirements with the aim to help enable faster and expanded access to good quality innovative medicines for patients.

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