Medicines Evaluation Board
The responsibility for assessing, authorising and for monitoring the safety of human medicinal products lies with a Board consisting of doctors, pharmacists and scientists.
The Board consists of a chairperson and at least 9 and at most 17 other members (doctors, pharmacists and scientists). The chairperson and members are appointed by the Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS). The term of office of the chairperson and the members is 4 years and can be extended twice for 4 years through reappointment. The Board's method of working and responsibilities are laid down in the Medicines Act.
More information, such as the declarations on interests, is available in Dutch.