In support of the efforts of the European Medicines Regulatory Network (EMRN) with regard to public and animal health, the HMA Working Group of Quality Managers (WGQM) shall provide guidance relating to quality management and best practice benchmarking.
The Working Group:
- will act as a forum for discussion to agree on common principles to be applied throughout the EMRN,
- will operate to improve the exchange of quality management expertise and to contribute towards the development of best practices for quality management
- and will report to HMA on all cases where consistent practices are considered to be in the interest of the EU.
In 2018 the WGQM took over the remaining responsibilities of the Pharmacovigilance Audit Facilitation Group (PAFG).
The WGQM is composed of quality managers (or contact persons) of each NCA, EMA and EDQM
The WGQM is currently chaired by Maria Morais (INFARMED, PT), and the vice-chair is Marcus Wittstock (BfArM, DE).
The WGQM Mentor is Professor Siniša Tomić (HALMED, HR)