Vaccine Regulation - further information
Strengthening national regulatory authorities (NRAs)
- What is the role of a national regulatory authority (NRA) and what can countries and agencies do to support NRAs?
- Strengthening the capacity of national regulatory authorities to deal with on-going and emerging challenges.
- WHO meeting on strengthening regulatory capacity: a 10 year review of progress, revision of National Regulatory Authority benchmarking system and a look to the future, WHO, Geneva, 17 to 19 December 2007.
- National regulatory authorities of countries exporting vaccines through United Nations purchasing agencies.
An assessment tool using indicators building on existing drug regulatory authorities has been developed to serve as a benchmark and to monitor progress for all countries.
Development of innovative regulatory pathways for novel vaccines, aiming to address the challenges faced by developing countries that are target for clinical trials or introduction of new vaccines.