While the February meeting of the CVMP takes place this week, the EMA has posted the press release with details of the CVMP's meeting of 22-24 January (Link). The press release gives overview detail on procedure outcomes for Centrally Authorised VMPs, a list of recent MUMS classifications, and updates on activities of some of the working parties. Regulatory news from the CVMP January meeting and other recent updates include the items discussed below:
The Committee adopted the revised mandate, objectives and rules of procedure for the joint CHMP/CVMP Quality Working Party following its adoption by CHMP in December 2018. This document is available on the EMA website via the QWP page (Link).
The Committee also adopted the revised mandate, objectives and rules of procedure for the Environmental Risk Assessment Working Party. The updated version is published on the ERAWP web page (Link).
The Committee adopted a revised draft scientific advice on the categorisation of antimicrobials, in response to a request from the Commission. The advice was also adopted by CHMP at their January 2019 meeting, and is released for public consultation until 30 April 2019. The consultation and related documents are available on the EMA website (Link).