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Materials Available from FDA Basics Webinar on “FDA’s Safety Monitoring of Approved Vaccines”

July 22, 2010 7 comments

Did you miss the FDA Basics webinar about how FDA reviews vaccine safety after a vaccine is approved? Do you know why it is important to have different types of systems to perform safety surveillance for approved vaccines?

Check out the “What’s New” box on the FDA Basics home page to download materials from the webinar. We have posted a link to view and listen to the 30 minute webinar as well as posted a link to download a copy of the presentation slides.

You can find materials from past FDA Basics webinars here.

Afia Asamoah, Transparency Initiative Coordinator

Upcoming Event: FDA Basics Webinar on FDA’s Safety Monitoring of Approved Vaccines, Tuesday, July 13, 2 p.m. ET

July 8, 2010 3 comments

Did you know that FDA’s review of vaccine safety doesn’t stop once a vaccine is approved?  Why is it important to have different types of systems to perform safety surveillance for approved vaccines?

As part of FDA Basics, FDA is hosting a webinar where you can learn more.  The featured speaker, Andrea Sutherland, MD, MPH, Msc, a medical officer in the Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, will give an overview about vaccine safety surveillance, including the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (or VAERS), and efforts underway to improve safety monitoring.  After the presentation, there will an opportunity to ask questions.

The free 30 minute webinar will be held on Tuesday, July 13, at 2 p.m. ET.

For more information about the webinar, including instructions about how to join the webinar, click here.

There are a limited number of spots available for the webinar.  Webinar materials will be posted on the FDA Web site.

Afia Asamoah, Transparency Initiative Coordinator 

Materials Available from FDA Basics Webinar on “FDA’s Regulation of Tobacco Products — The Year in Review and Looking Forward”

July 6, 2010 4 comments

Did you miss the FDA Basics webinar on “FDA’s Regulation of Tobacco Products”?

Check out the “What’s New” box on the FDA Basics home page to download materials from the webinar.  We have posted a link to listen to the entire 30 minute webinar as well posted a link to download a copy of the presentation slides.

You can find materials from past FDA Basics webinars here.

Afia Asamoah

Transparency Initiative Coordinator

Upcoming Events: FDA Basics Webinar on FDA’s Regulation of Tobacco Products — the Year in Review and Looking Forward, Tuesday, June 29, 11 a.m. ET

June 24, 2010 26 comments

Did you know that FDA was given the authority to regulate tobacco products last year? Do you want to learn about steps FDA has taken since that time?

As part of FDA Basics, FDA is hosting a webinar where you can learn more. The featured speaker, Lawrence R. Deyton, M.S.P.H., M.D., Director, Center for Tobacco Products, will discuss several important steps FDA is taking in a coordinated effort to prevent our children from becoming the next generation of Americans to die prematurely from tobacco use and ultimately reducing death and disease associated with tobacco use. After the presentation there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

The free 30 minute webinar will be held on Tuesday, June 29, at 11 a.m. ET.

Sign in early, since there are a limited number of spots available for the webinar. Materials from the webinar will also be made available on the FDA Web site.

Click here for more information about the webinar, including instructions about how to join the webinar.

Afia Asamoah, Transparency Initiative Coordinator

Materials Available from FDA Basics Webinar on “Indoor Tanning: Risks of UV Radiation”

May 28, 2010 15 comments

Did you miss the FDA Basics webinar on “FDA’s Regulation of Tobacco Products”?

Check out the “What’s New” box on the FDA Basics home page to download materials from the webinar.  We have posted a link to listen to the entire 30 minute webinar as well posted a link to download a copy of the presentation slides.

You can find materials from past FDA Basics webinars here.

Afia Asamoah

Transparency Initiative Coordinator

Materials Available from FDA Basics Webinar on “Safeguarding the U.S. Food Supply, Excellent Industry Compliance with the Final Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Rule”

May 28, 2010 17 comments

Did you miss the FDA Basics webinar on Safeguarding the U.S. Food Supply, Excellent Industry Compliance with the Final Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Rule?

Check out the "What's New" box on the FDA Basics home page to download materials from the webinar.

There, you will find a link to listen to the entire 30 minute webinar and you can download a copy of the presentation slides.

Afia Asamoah, Transparency Initiaitve Coordinator

Upcoming Events: FDA Basics Webinar on Indoor Tanning: Risks of UV Radiation, Wednesday, May 26, 2 p.m. ET

May 24, 2010 2 comments

Do you have questions about Indoor Tanning? Did you know that FDA regulates tanning beds?

As part of FDA Basics, FDA is hosting a webinar where you can learn more.  Featured speakers, Sharon Miller, M.S.E.E., FDA Ultraviolet Radiation Expert and Varsha Savalia, M.P.H, FDA Tanning Products Compliance Officer from the Division of Mammography Quality and Radiation Programs, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, will explain what UV radiation is, discuss the risks of UV radiation, and describe steps to reduce the risks associated with the use of tanning beds. After the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

The free 30 minute webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 26, at 2 p.m. ET.

There are a limited number of spots available for the webinar.  Materials from the webinar will also be made available on the FDA Web site.  Click here for more information, including instructions about how to join the webinar.

Afia Asamoah

Transparency Initiative Coordinator

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