legislation

Trump Era Strengthens the Vaccine Doubters’ Resolve

The healthcare community is full of concern as the 45th president of United States shows support for the “vaccine hesitant” side of the barricade. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (a US federal agency), vaccines prevent approximately 2.5 million deaths a year of children under the age of five across the world. [...]

May 16th, 2017|News|

New EU rules on medical devices to enhance patient safety and modernise public health

There are over 500,000 types of medical devices and in-vitro diagnostic medical devices on the EU market. The existing regulatory framework dates back to the 1990s and consists of three Directives. However, problems with divergences in the interpretation and application of the rules, technological progress as well as incidents involving malfunctions of medical devices, e.g. the PIP breast implant [...]

April 21st, 2017|News|