Annual closing of the famhp during the Christmas holidays.

During the Christmas holidays, the famhp will be closed from Thursday 25th December 2014 until Friday 2nd January 2015 included.

We will continue providing our services as from Monday 5th January 2015.

We wish you nice Christmas holidays!

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Le risque de pénurie d'électricité est réel cet hiver

Ensemble, nous pouvons faire la différence et minimiser le risque de coupure. 
Tout simplement en réduisant - comme les autorités et de nombreuses entreprises - notre consommation personnelle.
Agissez surtout entre 17 et 20 heures pour limiter le pic de consommation quotidien.

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The famhp is actively involved in the management of the Ebola dossier:
- at national level, in particular within the framework of working groups established within the FPS Public Health
- at international level, via the European Medicines Agency

More information:

Human use

Veterinary use

A clear vision of the future - Annual report 2013

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 The annual report “A clear vision of the future – Annual report 2013” is available :

♦ in English (PDF, 8.4 MB) - Flipbook
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♦ in French (PDF, 12.73 MB) - FlipbookExternal link
♦ in Dutch (PDF, 14.38 MB) - FlipbookExternal link

 You can also ask for a paper copy of this annual report (as long as available) by mail to: comm@fagg-afmps.be



  • EDQM, Council of Europe and FAHMP meet the media


    Under the auspices of the Belgian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe, the European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare (EDQM) organised as part of the celebration of its 50th anniversary, together with the Belgian Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAMHP) a journalist’s workshop to present the activities of the two institutions and discuss the role the media can play in issues directly affecting patients such as the fight against falsification of medicines and the usage, perception and quality of generic medicines.

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  • 15/12/14: deadline for the submission of dossiers for marketing authorisations


    As the FAMHP will be closed between Christmas and New Year, we advise you to foresee December 15, 2014 as the final date for submitting requests for new marketing authorisations, variations, renewals and requests for parallel importation for medicines for human use or veterinary use. The validation of dossiers submitted after this date will only start on January 5, 2015.

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  • New Regulation on clinical trials


    On the 27th of May a new Regulation on clinical trials was published in the European Official Journal. This new Regulation will replace the national legislation on clinical studies with medicinal products. In Belgium, this is described in the Law on experiments on the human person.

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Last updated on 19 December 2014

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(PIL: patient information leaflet SPC: summary of product characteristics)


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