Presidency of the Council of the EU 2013 - First meeting
The first meeting of the European Council Working Party on medical devices under Lithuanian Presidency
The first meeting of the European Council Working Party on Pharmaceuticaland Medical Devices relating medical devices was held on the 16th of July, 2013 in Brussels (Belgium). During this meeting the Lithuanian program and main objectives of its Presidency were presented.
Later the discussions on the EU Commission’s proposals for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on in vitro diagnostic medical devicesand proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on medical devices and amending Directive 2001/83/EC, Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009were continued.
The meeting was attendedby the representatives of the European Union member states, the European Commission, the European Council Secretariat and Legal Service. Lithuania was represented by: Jolanta Karavackaitė - Health Care Attaché of the Republic of Lithuania, Juozas Galdikas - VASPVT director, Romanas Talalajevskis – VASPVT Chief specialist of Medical Devices Market Surveillance Division, Julius Tertelis – VASPVT Chief specialist of Medical Devices Market Surveillance Division, Vita Kašėtaitė - VASPVT Office Chief specialist.
The representatives of the EU memberstates presented a lot of comments on the Commission’s proposals which were examined during this meeting. The comments will be analyzed and summarized. The next meeting of the Working Party dedicated to medical devices will take place on 18th of September, 2013.
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