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The EMA And EU Expansion
In addition to coordinating centralised authorisation procedures for medicines, the EMA is responsible for a number of other tasks, and must rely heavily on the involvement of the EU member states and the countries of the European Economic Area. The greatest challenge faced by the agency, however, is the continuing expansion of the EU.


Pharmaceutical Technology Europe
Volume 23, Issue 6

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