FDA funding alliance highlights understaffing & lack of resources
This article was originally published in Clinica
Seven former FDA commissioners have joined a new coalition, the FDA Alliance, to advocate improved funding for the agency. The organisation was created in April 2006 and already has 72 members drawn from consumer and patient groups, professional organisations, companies, individuals and trade associations. In the device sector, the Medical Device Manufacturers Association is a member, while AdvaMed has not joined yet, but is expected to.