Joint collaboration between EFPC, EMA, UEMO and WONCA Europe

WONCA Europe is pleased to annouce a joint collaboration with the European Forum for Primary Care (EFPC), the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Union of General Practitioners (UEMO). 

The statement, was signed on 6 June 2019 at the EMA headquarters in Amsterdam.

The main aim of the collaboration is to bridge gaps between the regulatory and real-life clinical practice worlds.

See the Joint Statement here.

See here for EMA's Press release. 

This new collaboration has a concrete action plan to achieve by 2020, which aims to guide EMA, UEMO, EFPC and WONCA Europe in their joint work.

The action plan includes the specifies the following areas:

  • Involving GPs and family physicians in EMA evaluation activities.
  • Developing communication activities relevant to GPs and family physicians.
  • Exploring options for further collaboration with existing research networks in primary care, with a focus on generating real-world evidence.
  • Identifying opportunities for cooperation in regulatory science training.