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FDA, through the Office of Health and Constituent Affairs, provides information for patients, and supports programs specifically designed to help ensure that patients’ voices are reflected in the regulatory decision making process.
Use the FDA Patient Network Web Site to find opportunities for comment on policy issues, and get up-to-date information about upcoming public meetings that are interest to, and affect patients
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A twice monthly newsletter containing FDA-related information on a variety of topics, including new product approvals, significant labeling changes, safety warnings, notices of upcoming public meetings, proposed regulatory guidances and opportunity to comment, and other information of interest to patients and patient advocates.
First Annual Patient Network Meeting:
Patient Input into FDA Benefit-Risk Decision-Making: Opportunities and Challenges, May 18, 2012
Second Annual Patient Network Meeting:
Demystifying FDA- An Exploration in Drug Development, September 10, 2013