Navigation Links
Pew Commends U.S. Congress for Passing FDA User Fee Legislation
Date:6/26/2012

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate today joined the House in passing the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (S. 3187), a bill to support the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's drug and device reviews. The following statement should be attributed to Allan Coukell, director of medical programs at the Pew Health Group.

"We commend the Senate for passing the bipartisan FDA Safety and Innovation Act, and the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee for its leadership throughout this process.

"This legislation will, for the first time, enable the FDA to:

  • Regularly inspect foreign drug manufacturing facilities, which supply 80 percent of the ingredients in our medications;
  • Spur the development of new antibiotics specifically to treat serious and life-threatening infections; and
  • Actively monitor the safety of high-risk medical devices already on the market and promote innovation by streamlining the review process for new low- and medium-risk devices.

"We applaud Republicans and Democrats in both chambers of Congress for collaborating with each other and with businesses, consumer and patient advocates, and the medical community to develop and pass this bill. We now urge President Obama to sign and implement this legislation as swiftly as possible."

The Pew Health Group is a division of The Pew Charitable Trusts, which conducts rigorous research to form pragmatic policies that prevent unnecessary health risks. Learn more at www.pewhealth.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Pew Charitable Trusts
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine technology :

1. AdvaMed Commends House Progress on Repealing Medical Device Tax
2. EHA Honorary Awards at the 17th Congress of EHA in Amsterdam
3. Governor Gregoire and Congressman McDermott Join Novo Nordisk at Opening Event for Type 1 Diabetes Research Center in Seattle
4. Clinical Safety Data for ChromaDex®s Patented pTeroPure® (pterostilbene) Released at 6th World Congress on Polyphenols Applications in Paris
5. Phonak and Special Olympics join forces with US Olympian, former Congressman Jim Ryun
6. joimax® at the Early Summer Congresses: SpineWeek Amsterdam and DGNC Leipzig
7. Pharmacyclics Announces Oral Presentations of Ibrutinib (PCI-32765) at the 17th Congress of the European Hematology Association
8. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Upcoming Poster Presentation of Zerenex™ (ferric citrate) at the 49th ERA-EDTA Congress
9. Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present New Data on ORENCIA(R)? (abatacept) at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) 2012 Congress
10. STAAR Surgical Celebrates Over 300,000 Successful Visian® ICL Implants at ASCRS Congress
11. New Legislation To Make USPSTF More Transparent: Prostate Cancer Roundtable Supports Reform
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/25/2016)... -- MedDay, a biotechnology company focused on the ... entitled "High doses of biotin in progressive multiple sclerosis: extension ... Professor Ayman Tourbah , Principal Investigator of the Phase ... of Neurology (EAN) in Copenhagen, Denmark . ... place on Sunday, 29 May 2016 from 14:45 to 16:15 ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... 2016 Niederländische Chirurgen haben ... es Ärzten erlaubt, ihre Expertise weltweit zu teilen ... Live Streaming mit einer Instant-Messaging-Funktion und der Möglichkeit, ... in Europa, Afrika, Asien und den ... Plattform registriert. Information und Weiterbildung   ...
(Date:5/24/2016)...   , Study met both ... superiority in , Excellent plus Good ... of the ascending colon   , ... today announced new positive data from the phase III MORA study ... 2 litre PEG with ascorbate. The study met both primary endpoints ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/27/2016)... SC (PRWEB) , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... a line of classic American timber frame barn kits, which can be found on ... are inspired by historic American barn plans, and they highlight the craftsmanship of timber ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... ... An influential resource amongst nurses and professionals in the health care world, ... of topics detailing why we appreciate nurses in so many different ways. From exclusive ... being in a major recession to one of the hottest growing professions in any ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... An ... bolstered by inspiring human-interest stories, courtesy of awareness-driven celebrities and thought leaders. It ... leading advocates, associations and industry leaders such as Bioness. , As patients ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... , ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... installment is bolstered by inspiring human interest stories, courtesy of leaders in the ... and tech within the industry, from leading advocates and associations—namely Jones & Bartlett ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... ... the pharmaceutical, medical and food industries. Aside from its GMP accreditation, Validation Center ... proof of successfully certified products, services and staff. , Validation Center is ISO17025 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):