PIC/S activities are shared by 7 Sub-Committees since the implementation of the new Sub-Committee structure as from 1 January 2014. Each of the 7 Sub-Committees report back to the PIC/S Committee on the activities covered by their respective Sub-Committees in the following fields: Training (SCT); Expert Circles (SCEC); Strategic Development (SCSD); Compliance (SCC); GM(D)P Harmonisation (SCH); Budget, Risk and Audit (SCB) and Communication (SC COM).
The harmonisation of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and more recently of Good Distribution Practice (GDP) is at the very heart of PIC/S. The development and promotion of high and harmonised GMP standards...More
Training Competent Authorities and in particular, training inspectors, is an integral and key activity of PIC/S. The training of GMP inspectors has been one of PIC/S’ main focal points...More
One of the essential requirements to join PIC/S is that Competent Authorities must have “the arrangements necessary to apply an inspection system comparable...More
Expert Circles have been set up by PIC/S to facilitate the discussions and the exchange of information among inspectors specialised in a specific area of GMP such as...More
The Founders of the PIC Convention had a visionary idea – that of creating a free trade market for pharmaceutical products and facilitating the international trade while ensuring the best possible protection of patients...More
PIC/S regularly communicates on its activities through press releases, annual reports and – since the start of millennium – its web site...More
The Sub-Committee on Budget (SCB) was established in 2004, when PIC/S became an independent organisation with its own finances...More