Global Medicines Program

January 24, 2016

Strengthening Medicines Regulatory Systems Abroad

UW School of Public Health faculty attended the Institute of Medicine meeting held on September 12-13, 2013 in Washington, DC. Titled “STRENGTHENING MEDICINES REGULATORY SYSTEMS ABROAD: ADAPTING MESSAGES FROM RECENT IOM CONSENSUS STUDIES FOR DISEASE CONTROL PRIORITIES, THIRD EDITION”, the meeting attendees included Dean Jamison, Professor of Global Health and Principal Investigator (not pictured) Rachel Nugent, Clinical Associate Professor of Global Health and Project Director; Ramanan Laxminarayan Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy; Public Health Foundation of India and Affiliate Professor of Global Health; and Andy Stergachis, Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health and Director, Global Medicines Program. Also attending the meeting was Margaret Hamburg, US FDA Commissioner, and Mikel Arriola, Commissioner, COFEPRIS, Mexico.

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