MMA Academy for Patient Centred Excellence and Innovation in Regu...

MMA Academy for Patient Centred Excellence and Innovation in Regulatory Sciences

Licensed as a Higher Education Institution by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA)
Licence Number: 2021-004

Mission statement

To advance and disseminate knowledge, innovation and skills development in the life-sciences sector, through collaborative reasoning and multidisciplinary educational initiatives that translate regulatory standards of good practice into day-to-day excellence.  

Rationale

The Academy for Patient Centred Excellence and Innovation in Regulatory Sciences was set up to serve as a key platform within the portfolio of the Malta Medicines Authority, through which educational planning and academic development unfold, enabling the delivery of training that is tailored to the evolving needs of stakeholders.  The established framework is intended to portend mutual benefits to regulators, policy makers, industry, professionals and society at large.

Aims & Objectives

  • To establish an ecosystem which merges research, education and best practices in science-based endeavours within a regulatory environment.
  • To offer a networking forum with a vision for excellence in science and technology.
  • To strengthen national and international collaboration in priority areas.
  • To design and organise training courses, embracing new trends and developments.
  • To provide for continuous education through interaction with experts in innovative spheres.
  • To sustain opportunities that facilitate the exchange of views, enhancing competence and overcoming emerging challenges through collaborative reasoning.
  • To disseminate scientific acumen and stimulate innovative research initiatives.
  • To support continuous quality improvement in processes and services, and spearhead community empowerment.

 

Internal Quality Assurance (IQA)

 

MFHEA Accredited courses

Award in Good Manufacturing Practice

A three-day course intended to deliver the essentials of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) as applicable to products intended for medicinal and research purposes and provide a networking forum for the sharing of knowledge, national and international collaboration and advancement of individual aptitudes in the field of GMP.  Further details available through the course information sheet.

 

Award in Medical Devices

A three-day course intended to provide a solid theoretical grounding and practice-oriented implementation of key principles and requirements emanating from the recently established European Medical Devices and In-Vitro Diagnostic Regulations, recognized standards and guidelines.  It serves to provide a networking forum for the dissemination of scientific acumen and best practices amongst stakeholders, particularly distributors and importers, steering the translation of pertinent provisions into day-to-day excellence and high-quality healthcare solutions.  Further details available through the course information sheet.

 

Award in Good Distribution Practice

A four-day course intended to convey solid grounding on core aspects of Good Distribution Practice (GDP), crucial for upholding quality and integrity of pharmaceutical products throughout the supply chain. It endeavours to provide a networking platform for the dissemination of scientific acumen and best practices, national and international collaboration and advancement of individual aptitudes in the field of GDP. Further details available through the course information sheet.

 

Upcoming Courses/Events

Dimensions of Cannabis for Medicinal and Research Purposes

Workshop information leaflet

Workshop programme

Stakeholders wishing to express their educational needs or provide feedback regarding programmes organized by the Academy may contact academy.medicinesauthority@gov.mt