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One step closer to less animal testing

In the future, a part of animal testing for new medicines will no longer be necessary. In most cases, testing on one species of ...

News item | 20-03-2017 | 09:00

Retrospective MEB eDay 2017: Change in sight

In order to respond to e-developments, it is important that the information provision by the Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB) can ...

News item | 17-03-2017 | 15:00

Notification form medicine shortages and defects now also in English

As of today, the notification form of the Medicine shortages and defects notification centre is now also available in English. ...

News item | 15-02-2017 | 14:00

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