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Selection procedure to appoint the Civil Society representatives

We would like to inform you that the European Commission has launched a selection procedure to appoint the Civil Society representatives in the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) and the Committee for Advanced Therapies (CAT) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA – London).

For PRAC, two members from Civil Society will be appointed and their two alternates:

·         one member and one alternate representing patients’ organisations,

·         one member and one alternate representing healthcare professionals.

The term of office of the current members expires on 29 February 2016.

For CAT, four members from Civil Society will be appointed and their four alternates:

·         two members and two alternates representing clinicians,

·         two members and two alternates representing patients’ organisations.

The term of office of the current members expires on 30 June 2016.

The Commission will appoint the new members after consultation with the European Parliament.

The Call, Application form and Declaration of Interests Form can be found here:

·         http://ec.europa.eu/health/documents/public_call/call_index_en.htm

The deadline for submission of applications is on 30 September 2015.

For more information:

•       http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/

•       http://ec.europa.eu/health/human-use/index_en.htm