How and why do we decide a medication is acceptable for use? What level of involvement does the pharmaceutical industry have in review procedures? Is the protection of public health ensured appropriately?... Read More
The European Pharmaceutical Agency, created in 1993, has rapidly imposed itself as the heart of the control system for medications distributed throughout Europe. This book analyzes, in a Europe that has become the central venue and the strategic horizon for industry players, all the questions traditionally applied to the politics of medicine. To explore the regulation of pharmaceuticals seems more pertinent than ever as the pharmaceutical industry and its regulation by public powers has stepped into a grave crisis in the last several years.