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Number of contacts with foreign regulators to discuss scientific, ethical or safety issues related to pediatrics in the month

Dictionary: Pediatric studies are usually global given the limited number of sick children, particularly those afflicted with chronic disease. Given the global nature of pediatric trials, it is critical that FDA expand its global outreach to include other regulatory entities that oversee pediatric trials. International scientific communication and collaboration will enhance the safety, ethics and scientific rigor of pediatric studies, thus preventing children from becoming a commodity on the global market for economic gain.

A "contact" refers to written or oral communication between FDA and foreign regulators on matters involving pediatric issues. E-mail is an example of written communication and a teleconference, as oral communication.

Information is current as of December 31, 2014.

Fiscal Year - 2011

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TimeTargetNumber of Contacts
Oct 2010N/A19
Nov 2010N/A4
Dec 2010N/A11
Jan 2011N/A15
Feb 2011N/A15
Mar 2011N/A14
Apr 2011N/A4
May 2011N/A14
Jun 2011N/A13
Jul 2011N/A23
Aug 2011N/A21
Sep 2011N/A16

FY 2011 Total: 169

No submeasures applicable for this time period.


Note: The data provided on this website is produced on an ongoing basis for performance management purposes and is subject to change due to updates of preliminary estimates, corrections, or other reasons. In addition, FDA may change the type or amount of data provided on this website at any time. Information marked as "Completed" may include measures and/or key projects for which activities are ongoing but no longer tracked as part of FDA-TRACK.