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Informed consent is the process in which a health care provider educates a patient about the risks, benefits, and alternatives of a given procedure or intervention. The patient must be competent to make a voluntary decision about whether to undergo the procedure or intervention.
European Medicines Agency (EMA)
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is an european institution which mission is to foster scientific excellence in the evaluation and supervision of medicines, for the benefit of public and animal health in the European Union (EU). The Agency uses a wide range of regulatory mechanisms to enable timely patient access to new medicines and supports medicine development. It also monitors and mitigates potential or actual shortages of critical medicines caused by major events and in crisis situations.