TITLE

FDA Gets a New Look

AUTHOR(S)
Wechsler, Jill
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Pharmaceutical Representative;Dec2011, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the developments of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the U.S. It states that the agency has been under pressure to encourage medical product development, monitor global supply chain, and accomplish resources. FDA which is being commissioned by Margaret Hamburg has been restructured to handle new scientific approaches global regulatory environment. It also mentions about the agency's continued commitment to address drug safety problems. INSET: Parallel Reviews.
ACCESSION #
69647458

 

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