VII Conference of the Pan American Network for Drug Regulatory Harmonization
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) together with Health Canada hold the VII Conference of the Pan American Network for Drug Regulatory Harmonization (CPANDRH), in Ottawa, Canada from September 5th-7th, 2013. This year’s theme was “Sixteen years promoting Good Regulatory Practices in the Region of the Americas”.
Among the key issues discussed at this conference is the PANDRH Strategic Development Plan 2014-2020, which aim to:
• Promote efficient governance of the network, active participation and cooperation of National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs);
• Establish priorities for regulatory harmonization and support their dissemination, adoption and implementation;
• Promote strengthening of Good Regulatory Practices; and
• Promote exchanges of experiences and lessons learned between NRAs of the Americas and NRAs of other regions.
This Conference is held every two or three years. Its mission is “to promote drug regulatory harmonization for all aspects of quality, safety, and efficacy of pharmaceutical products as a contribution to the quality of life and health care of the citizens of the Member Countries of the Americas”.
This Conference was coordinated by PAHO, with the collaboration and financial support of the Regulatory Authority of Canada (Health Canada).