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Audit office says FDA 'is not meeting safety data obligations'

Audit office says FDA 'is not meeting safety data obligations'

Criticised for not effectively tracking information about approved drugs. The US FDA has come in for criticism from a government watchdog for not tracking safety data effectively for already-marketed drugs. ... The Government Accountability Office (GAO)

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    The trade group released the survey results the day after the Government Accountability Office (GAO) announced the results of a study showing that prescription drug spending in 2009 totalled around $250bn, ... of which $78bn - or about 31 per cent - was

  • FDA heparin crisis response criticised

    The Government Accountability Office has issued a report critical of the US FDA's management of the 2008 heparin contamination crisis. ... The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued a report that is critical of certain aspects of the US Food

  • Most postmarketing trials on-track, FDA says

    In a study released late last year by the Government Accountability Office, the FDA was criticised for not keeping track of postmarketing commitments and failing to enforce the requirements sufficiently.

  • PhRMA names board nominees

    legislation. The trade group sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office nominating Pfizer chief medical officer Freda Lewis-Hall; Joshua J Ofman, Amgen's vice president of Global Coverage and ... Reimbursement, Global Government Affairs and

  • Calls for drug price investigation

    Leaders of two powerful Congressional committees in the US have asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate prescription drug pricing trends and develop a proposal for an ongoing monitoring programme ... That deal promised to cut $8bn

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    To:. 1)    Establish a coalition of medical, patient, government, labor, business, health insurer and quality-of-care organisations. ... Health reform efforts began with little to no mention of addressing obesity, but ultimately, the Government

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