Afssaps new General Director : Professeur Dominique Maraninchi

Professor Dominique Maraninchi, aged 61, succeeds Jean Marimbert whose functions ended on the 1st February 2011. Before coming to Afssaps, Mr. Dominique Maraninchi was President of the administration board of the French National Cancer Institute since 2006. Source: Afssaps press release.

WHO’s Medical devices report

In 2007 the World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the Government of the Netherlands, started the “Priority Medical Devices” project to determine whether medical devices currently on the market were meeting the needs of health care providers and end-users throughout the world and if not, to propose research to identify (and action to remedy)…