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Free Public Health Law webinar: Recent Developments in FDA's Emergency Authority
March 15, 2012
More Information: http://www.networkforphl.org/network_resources/webinar_series/
Medical countermeasures (MCMs), such as drugs, vaccines and diagnostic devices, are often essential components of public health emergency responses. During and in preparation for such emergencies, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plays a critical role in how federal, state and local agencies use MCMs. In this webinar, attorneys from the FDA's Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats will discuss legal authorities related to MCMs. They will focus on Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) and recent EUA activities, including doxycycline mass dispensing and the National Postal Model, as well as shelf-life extension of stockpiled MCMs, preemption and more.
Presenters will also discuss the potential impact of the reauthorization of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) on FDA's emergency authority and on federal, state and local MCM preparedness and response efforts.
Please register by Tuesday, March 15. Note that this and previous Public Health Law webinars are archived at the Network for Public Health Law website.