New Japan PMDA Head Brings Strong Clinical, Patient Focus To Role
Japan PMDA Aims For Smooth Regulatory Flow
The main priorities for the new chief executive of Japan’s drugs regulator over the next five years include putting patients first by promoting early access while ensuring safety, further strengthening pharmacovigilance as new forms of therapy come through, and increasing collaboration with Asia, as the agency looks to meet the challenges of changing technologies.
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