Ethics/Regulatory

Envigo facilities in Hyderabad, India gain AAALAC accreditation

Monday, June 5, 2017

Envigo has announced that its Research Models and Services (RMS) facility in Hyderabad, India, has been granted full accreditation by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International Council. In a letter to Envigo, AAALAC notified the company that it had met all the conditions required for full accreditation and commended the high quality facility and expertise of its people.

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Ireland reiterates bid to host the EMA

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Ireland has stepped up its bid to host the EMA with the official announcement being delivered and reiterated by Minister of Health, Simon Harris. The next step will now see Dublin scrutinized closely, particularly in regard to its regulatory capability. Ireland’s strength lies in the close relationship that the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has established with the EMA and the wider network of medicines regulatory agencies throughout the EU. The HPRA has been an integral part of this regulatory system since the EMA was founded more than two decades ago.

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Stricter medical device regulations will improve patient outcomes

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Regulations for medical and diagnostic devices are changing in tune with advances in technology, new and innovative medical treatments, and the need for more effective diagnostic practices. Infiniti Research expects the market for medical devices to experience positive growth in the coming years as new rules and regulations eliminate counterfeit and dangerous products, increasing consumers’ trust and allowing established and reputable vendors to flourish.

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