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23 Feb 2011

EMA Launches Strategy on Medicines for Older People

The European Medicines Agency has launched its strategy to develop medicines for older people.

The European Medicines Agency will ensure that the needs of the ageing people in the European Union are taken into consideration in the development and evaluation of new medicines, according to its geriatric medicines strategy, published today.


The strategy sets out the Agency's vision for the development of medicines for the elderly by building on its existing activities. In particular, the Agency aims to:


1) ensure that the medicines used by older people are of high quality and are studied appropriately in the older population, both before and after au

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