Tag Archives: European Medicines Agency

PIP implants – from CE marks to ISO accreditation?

The French court ordered TUV Rheinland was ordered to pay compensation to victims of defective PIP breast implants.  The French regulator, Agence Francaise de Securite Sanitaire des Produits de Sante (AFSSAPS), probably regrets delegating this task to them in the first place. … Continue reading

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Opening up data at the European Medicines Agency

Professor Peter Gøtzsche and Anders Jørgensen have reported on the problems they encountered obtaining data from the European Medicines Agency. The reason? Doctors cannot choose the best treatments for their patients despite the existence of hundreds of thousands of randomised trials. … Continue reading

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