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Barely a mention of devices at hearing for new EU health & consumer policy commissioner

This article was originally published in RAJ Devices

Executive Summary

Disappointingly, the issue of the future regulation of medical devices was barely touched upon when John Dalli, commissioner-designate for health and consumer policy at the European Commission’s DG SANCO, was “grilled” live by the European Parliament on 14 January, in readiness for its vote on the 26 European commissioners-designate later this month1.

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