News - Latest

93 news items

Enter search criteria

Fill in keyword(s) to narrow your search.

Fill in a starting date and a closing date for the period your query is about: DD-MM-YYYY

Science Day 2017 - Generic drugs in society: the regulator’s dilemma

Trust, costs, safety and proper information are the words that regularly recurred during the 6th Science Day of the Medicines ...

News item | 13-02-2017 | 16:00

The Netherlands a candidate for future EMA location

The Netherlands has submitted its candidacy as the country of choice for housing the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The EMA is ...

News item | 17-01-2017 | 16:00

Santeon and MEB exchange information about prescription of medicinal products

In the coming year, the Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB) and hospitals affiliated with Santeon will exchange anonymous ...

News item | 13-01-2017 | 10:00

Start of Medicine shortages and defects notification centre

Today, the Medicine shortages and defects notification centre has been launched. The notification centre is located at the ...

News item | 02-01-2017 | 12:00

Stricter requirements on the packaging of medicinal products to prevent falsification

The packaging of certain medicinal products for human use must have safety features implemented before 9 February 2019. This is ...

News item | 15-12-2016 | 16:30

Bert Leufkens stepping down as MEB chairman

The chairman of the Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB), Bert Leufkens, today announced that he is stepping down as chair as of 1 ...

News item | 01-12-2016 | 12:30

MEB joins European partnership on research into Alzheimer's disease

The Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB), in cooperation with another 22 organisations in 6 countries, is participating in a European ...

News item | 29-11-2016 | 17:00

The MEB does not accept gifts

Towards the end of the year, the MEB is offered gifts by some organisations. In order to maintain independence and impartiality, ...

News item | 23-11-2016 | 16:00

Additional instructions for in-use shelf life OTC medicinal products

The Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB) is requesting manufacturers of multidose medicinal products that do not require a ...

News item | 23-11-2016 | 11:30

Public consultation on assessment criteria for combination packages policy

The Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB) invites interested parties and stakeholders to comment on the draft policy document on the ...

News item | 17-11-2016 | 16:00