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INFORMATION FOR MEDIA
Meeting of the Heads of Medicines Agencies of Europe in Riga
The press conference will take place at 12.30 – 13.00 on 5th of February in the National Library of
Latvia, hall “Baltija”, Mukusalas street 3, Riga, after the meeting of the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA)
Inguna Adovica, Director of the State Agency of Medicines of Latvia, and Gundega Micule, Head of
Assessment and Registration Department of the Food and Veterinary Service, will participate in the press
conference and after their speeches it will be possible to ask questions. Translation to English will be
ensured, if necessary.
More than 80 representatives from EU and EEA countries, as well as from the European Commission and
European Medicines Agency (EMA) will participate in this meeting. The agenda of the meeting includes the
news in the pharmacovigilance (medicines safety monitoring) legislation in Europe;
provision of availability of medicines in Europe;
discussion of the new regulation project of veterinary medicines;
formation of the unified HMA and EMA strategy.
The objective of the meeting is to ensure European Medicines Agencies’ effective cooperation with the
EMA and the European Commission with regard to issues of public health policy relating to medicines and
harmonised introduction of legislation. The meeting in Riga will be the 79th meeting of the Heads of
Medicines Agencies of Europe.
Information on media accreditation: https://eu2015.lv/media-eu/accreditation
Deadline for accreditation is 2nd of February.
Further information: Dita Okmane
Public relations specialist of the State Agency of Medicines
Phone: +371 67078422, e-mail: [email protected]