Food and Drug Administration, HHS.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing notice of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between FDA and the Veterans Health Administration. The purpose of this MOU is to enhance knowledge and efficiency by providing for the sharing of information and expertise related to the review and use of FDA-regulated drugs, biologics, and medical devices between the two agencies. The goals of the collaboration are to explore ways to: Further enhance information sharing efforts through more efficient and robust interagency activities; promote efficient utilization of tools and expertise for product risk identification, validation, and analysis; and build infrastructure and processes that meet the common needs for evaluating the safety, efficacy, and utilization of drugs, biologics, and medical devices.
The agreement became effective January 23, 2007.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jeffrey Shuren, Office of Policy (HF-11), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301-827-3360.Start Printed Page 4515End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
In accordance with 21 CFR 20.108(c), which states that all written agreements and MOUs between FDA and others shall be published in the Federal Register, the agency is publishing notice of this MOU.Start Signature
Dated: January 25, 2007.
Assistant Commissioner for Policy.
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