INFARMED meeting

ELPA President Marko Korenjak participated in a round table discussion organised by INFARMED in Porto on May 30, 2023.

INFARMED is a Portuguese Government agency accountable to the Health Ministry that evaluates, authorises, regulates and controls human medicines as well as health products, namely, medical devices and cosmetics, for the protection of Public Health. The Institute’s main goal is to ensure the quality, safety and efficacy of medicines and the quality, safety and performance of health products in order to avoid the risks of their use while ensuring adequate standards of public health and consumer protection. The debate focused on how to involve patients in the healthcare regulatory system in Portugal and beyond.