Join the discussion on how ATC and Melclass come together in a medicinal product dictionary at the next UNICOM Community of Expertise scheduled on Thursday 29 April March 2021

The importance of medicinal product dictionaries (MPDs) is highlighted by two concrete examples. MPDs bring together the information on medicinal products validated by a National Competent Authority and a variety of sources. Making sure that the identification of the medicinal product across these sources can be done automatically and without error, makes the implementation of IDMP such […]

UNICOM supports the further development of the EU cross-border digital health services

Excellent attendance at the 1st UNICOM/eHDSI workshop dedicated to EU eHealth cross-border services More than 80 people attended a two-day workshop organized in February by UNICOM dedicated to the beneficial contributions of this project to the European-wide eHealth Digital Service Infrastructure (eHDSI)/eHealth Network (eHN) communities. Attendees included representatives from national and regional eHealth Agencies, national […]

EMA Implementation Guide v2.0 is released: Let’s analyse it together on the 23rd of March during our next “Community of Expertise” meeting!

The course of IDMP implementation in Europe is strongly influenced by European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) guidance. On Monday 22 February, EMA released version 2.0 of its Implementation guide (EU IG v2.0).  This is a very important milestone for UNICOM and our communities, which will be presented and discussed at our next “Community of Expertise”. Two […]

WHO Collaborating Centre for drug statistics methodology in Oslo formally agrees to collaborate with unicom

UNICOM has already welcomed the active involvement of the WHO Collaborating Centre UMC (Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Uppsala, Sweden) on questions related to the identification of substances in a pharmacovigilance context.    UNICOM is now also delighted to associate to its work the WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology (the ATC/DDD Centre) Oslo, Norway in charge of the ATC/DDD methodology. The centre will be invited to participate to […]