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Thursday, June 18 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
#554 OD: ON DEMAND - Strengthening Food and Drug Regulatory Systems Abroad: Recommendations from the FDA-Commissioned NASEM Report

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Intermediate

The FDA Office of Global Policy and Strategy recently commissioned a consensus committee study through the NASEM to assess progress made on recommendations from a 2012 Institute of Medicine report on ensuring safe food and medical products through stronger regulatory systems abroad. This session will present the results of the study, released in early 2020, including the current global regulatory landscape and characteristics of markets in low- and middle-income countries, challenges of regulating informal markets, and recommendations for: increasing scientific robustness at regulatory agencies in these countries, steps for increasing visibility and international investment in their food and drug safety regulatory systems, and ways to increase the will for developing such systems at national or regional levels.

Learning Objectives

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Gillian J. Buckley, PhD, MPH


Veronika Wirtz, PhD, MSc

Catherine Woteki, PhD

Jonathan Quick, MD, MPH


Gillian Buckley

Senior Program Officer, Health and Medicine Division, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Jonathan Quick

Adjunct Professor of Global Health, Duke Global Health Institute
Managing Director, Pandemic Response, Preparedness, and Prevention; Author, The End of Epidemics (St. Martin’s Press; Scribe publications, 2018); President and CEO, Management Sciences for Health (2004-2017); Director of Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Polices, World Health... Read More →
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Veronika Wirtz

Associate Professor of Global Health, Boston University
Veronika J. Wirtz, MSc, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Global Health at the Boston University School of Public Health, where she is also Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Pharmaceutical Policy. Her research focuses on health system... Read More →
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Catherine Woteki

Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University
Dr. Catherine Woteki is President of the Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Foundation and holds positions as Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University and Visiting Distinguished Institute Professor in the Biocomplexity Institute of the University of Virginia... Read More →

Thursday June 18, 2020 5:00pm - 6:00pm EDT
TBD Virtual Event Horsham, PA 19044
  09: Regulatory, Forum