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The European Medicines Agency has announced the establishment of the Data Analysis and Real World Interrogation Network (DARWIN EU®) to support better decision making on the development and effectiveness of medicines and vaccines.

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DARWIN EU®, will deliver real-world evidence from across Europe on the use, safety, and effectiveness of medicines for human use, including vaccines, from real-world healthcare databases across the European Union (EU).

Erasmus University Medical Centre has been named as the Coordination Centre for DARWIN EU®. Its role is to develop and manage a network of real-world healthcare data sources across the EU and to conduct scientific studies requested by medicines regulators and, at a later stage, requested by other stakeholders.

Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) has been subcontracted to the Coordination Centre to contribute analytics and data to the analysis of drug and vaccine safety.

Read the full story on the NDORMS website

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