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    EMA Board Adopts New Policy on Whistleblowing

    With an aim to encourage whistleblowers and others to feel safe coming forward with possible details of improprieties, the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Management Board on Monday adopted a new policy detailing how the agency handles such allegations, including those that could have an impact on the evaluation and supervision of medicines. Since 2013, EMA says it has received a total of 43 of such reports detailing a variety of issues and allegations, from the manuf...
  • EU Health Commissioner John Dalli Forced out in Wake of Fraud Probe

    The EU's Health Commissioner, John Dalli, has resigned from the European Commission (EC) following an investigation into his handling of a review of a policy on tobacco-the latest black mark for EU health regulators who have seen a number of high-profile scandals and resignations in the past two years. In the press statement , the EC said Dalli's resignation followed a complaint made by Swedish Match, a tobacco manufacturer which claimed Dalli had traded favors with a M...