ICMRA Summit and Plenary 2022
On 8 and 9 November, the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities (ICMRA) held its annual summit and plenary meeting to discuss the future of medicines regulation with a strong focus on translating innovation into benefits for patients. The meeting was hosted by the Irish Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) and brought together representatives from medicines regulatory authorities from around the world as well as experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Meeting participants exchanged views also on a range of other important topics, such as antimicrobial resistance, the importance of establishing a pharmaceutical quality knowledge management system, clinical trials in the context of public health emergencies, the use of real-world data and the consolidation of the pharmacovigilance network for vaccines. A meeting report summarising the outcomes of the discussions is available below: