Navigation Links
Pew Health Group to testify on US drug safety
Date:9/9/2011

WASHINGTON On Wednesday, September 14, Allan Coukell, a pharmacist and director of medical programs at the Pew Health Group, will testify before the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee about the need for Congressional action to ensure the safety of the U.S. drug supply.

Nearly 80 percent of all pharmaceutical ingredients now originate outside the U.S. Increasingly, Americans rely on pharmaceuticals that are produced in foreign manufacturing facilities, many in developing countries where there is less regulatory oversight. The law needs to be updated to keep up with increasingly outsourced drug manufacturing.

As part of the reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), Congress should focus on addressing risks to the U.S. drug supply.

WHAT: Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee hearing, entitled "Securing the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain"

WHEN: Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 10:00 A.M. ET

WHERE: Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee Room, SD-430

WHO: Allan Coukell, director of medical programs, Pew Health Group

MEDIA CONTACT: Linda Paris, lparis@pewtrusts.org, 202-540-6354
Josh Wenderoff, jwenderoff@pewtrusts.org, 202-540-6542


'/>"/>

Contact: Linda Paris
lparis@pewtrusts.org
202-540-6354
Pew Health Group
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. For Women, Moderate Midlife Drinking Linked to Healthier Old Age
2. New report: US investment in health research remains stagnant
3. Rising Health Care Costs Hitting Family Pocketbooks
4. Health Impact Project director comments on new National Research Council report
5. Accessible and affordable care at heart of health-care technology grants
6. Big Health Plans Can Negotiate Lower Hospital Costs: Study
7. Rising health costs eroding Americans income gains, study finds
8. Consolidation of health plans may help lower hospital costs, study finds
9. Games for Health Industry Insider: New, innovative newsletter delivers timely industry news for the burgeoning field of health games
10. Harvard School of Public Health awarded $12 million grant to improve global maternal health
11. Switch to Powder-Free Latex Gloves Cuts Health Workers Allergy Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/31/2016)... Miami, FL (PRWEB) , ... May 31, 2016 , ... ... the wellness industry, today released ten predictions on the future of wellness, travel, spa ... CEOs of top travel, spa and beauty companies to leading economists and researchers - ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... May 31, 2016 , ... In his latest video, ... traits in humans. Using presidential candidate Donald Trump as an example, Kalsi describes ... “AstroNumerology is not about adding numbers up,” says Kalsi. “It is about looking ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 31, 2016 , ... The Orthopaedic ... executive committee members: , David G. Lewallen, MD, began his term as president ... president. Michael L. Parks, MD, is OREF’s new president-elect. Richard F. Kyle, MD, will ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... , ... May 31, 2016 , ... Phynd Technologies, Inc. ... GA; Houston Methodist – Houston, TX and Shore Medical Center – Somers Point, NJ. ... three different, leading EHR solutions, demonstrating the breadth of Phynd’s solution and its interoperability. ...
(Date:5/31/2016)... ... ... In a recent interview on The Greenburgh Report radio show hosted by ... (1460 AM), leading medical insurance advocate Adria Goldman Gross discussed several eye-opening issues ... , During the interview with Mr. Feiner that aired on May 7, 2016, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/30/2016)... New York , May 30, 2016 ... market report titled, "Advanced (3D/4D) Visualization Systems Market - ... 2016 - 2024." According to the report, the global ... 1.8 Bn in 2015 and is anticipated to expand ... to reach US$ 3.2 Bn in 2024. ...
(Date:5/30/2016)... May 30, 2016 On 28 May, ... hepatitis by 2030. At the 69 th World Health ... Viral Hepatitis Strategy, signalling the greatest global commitment in viral ... of eliminating hepatitis B and C by 2030 and includes ... will reduce annual deaths by 65% and increase treatment to ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... , May 27, 2016  A new study highlights the necessity of health literacy ... Journal of the American College of Radiology , a majority of oncology patients undergo ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160527/373022 ... ... Medical Diagnostic Imaging Ampronix ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: