Global Animal Health Conference: Global Availability of Veterinary Medicines - Providing a Climate f

Venue: European Medicines Agency

Location: London, NN, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Mar 23, 2011 End Date/Time: Mar 24, 2011
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This conference provides an excellent opportunity to discuss the opportunities and challenges of ensuring an adequate supply of up-to-date medicines to meet the needs of animals around the world, bearing in mind the one world, one health concept underlining that health in animals promotes health in humans.

Key Topic - Availability

Defining the problem

What do we mean by availability and what should we do about it
Developed versus less-developed world
Maintain existing products versus bringing new products to market
Role of veterinary medicines in disease control

Vaccines - Current approaches
Antimicrobials – Maintaining appropriate access for veterinary use
Regulation of medicines - Lessons from applying better regulation principles

MUMS (The Minor Use and Minor Species) versus ‘full’ market products
What is ‘better regulation’ and what benefits does it bring to regulators and industry
Cooperation in the less developed world
Lessons from regional cooperation
VICH 4 and the outreach programme
Innovation – Encouraging new products to market

Status report on innovation
Regulators approach to stimulating innovation
Building alliances to promote innovation
Feedback on successes and key learnings

Learning Objectives:
The conference will allow participants to keep abreast of advances in research and development and in working towards a predictable and exciting environment for the availability of new and innovative veterinary medicines.

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