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Medical devices: ensuring availability, preserving safety 18-01-2023

 
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ESIP views in light of the EC proposal amending the Medical Devices Regulation

In May 2017, Regulation (EU) 2017/745 on medical devices (Medical Devices Regulation - MDR) entered into force with the goal to increase the safety of medical devices, raise the requirements for the clinical evaluation of high-risk devices, harmonise assessment by Notified Bodies throughout Europe and increase transparency via a central database on medical devices available on the EU market (EUDAMED). ESIP supports the MDR as an important step towards improving patient safety and the quality of treatment using medical devices.

ESIP is hiring! 09-01-2023

 
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Social and Employment Policy Advisor

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Rebalancing incentives for truly rare diseases 12-12-2022

 
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ESIP-MEDEV views on the revision of the EU legislation on orphan medicines

In view of the upcoming revision of the EU pharmaceuticals legislation (expected in Q1 2023), ESIP & MEDEV published a joint position on the EU legislation on medicines for rare diseases (orphan medicinal products - OMPs). The ESIP & MEDEV position includes a compilation of amendments to Regulation (EC) 141/2000 & Regulation (EC) 847/2000 and the accompanying position paper.

Social protection as an investment in people 10-10-2022

 
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ESIP contribution to the activities of the High-Level Group on the future of social protection

Social security institutions represented by ESIP play a key role in turning rights into reality for the EU’s population, including in cross-border situations, by implementing national and EU legislation. They are also innovators who strive to improve their systems and services.