Medical Writing Editing Reports from the spring conference in Barcelona: 6th EMWA Symposium

Volume 27, Issue 3 - Editing

Reports from the spring conference in Barcelona: 6th EMWA Symposium

Abstract

We invited EMWA members to report on the medical device symposium and selected Expert Seminars during the spring conference in Barcelona, held in May 2018. We hope that this initiative will help to keep EMWA members up to date with our fast changing profession. Thank you to all the contributors.

References

  1. Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2017 on medical devices, amending Directive 2001/83/EC, Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 and repealing Council Directives 90/385/EEC and 93/42/EEC.
  2. EU Call for public consultations Available from: https://ec.europa.eu//growth/sectors/ medical-devices_en.
  3. MEDDEV 2.7/1 revision 4, Clinical evaluation: A Guide for Manufacturers and Notified Bodies.
  4. IDF Europe Position on Mobile Applications in Diabetes. 2017. Available from: Available from: https://idf.org/our-network/regionsmembers/ europe/publications-andresources/ 29-idf-europe-position-paper-onmobile- apps.html.
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  6. Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Review

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Editoral Board

Editor-in-Chief

Raquel Billiones

Co-Editors

Evguenia Alechine

Jonathan Pitt

Managing Editor

Victoria White

Deputy Managing Editor

Alicia Waltman

Associate Editors

Anuradha Alahari

Jennifer Bell

Clare Chang

Barbara Grossman

Joselita T. Salita

Amy Whereat

Section Editors

Nicole Bezuidenhout 

Digital Communication

Somsuvro Basu

EMWA News       

Aurélie Gobet / Paolo Rega

Gained in Translation

Raquel Billiones

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Wendy Kingdom / Amy Whereat

Good Writing Practice

Alison McIntosh / Stephen Gilliver

In the Bookstores

Maria Kołtowska-Häggström

Lingua Franca and Beyond

Phil Leventhal

Manuscript Writing

Lisa Chamberlain-James

Medical Communications/Writing for Patients

Namrata Upadhyay

Medical Devices

Evguenia Alechine

My First Medical Writing

Anuradha Alahari

News from the EMA

Laura Kehoe

Out on Our Own

Jennifer Clemens

Regulatory Matters

Sam Hamilton

Regulatory Public Disclosure

Claire Gudex

Teaching Medical Writing

Kimi Uegaki

The Crofter: Sustainable Communications

Karim Montasser

Veterinary Writing

Editors Emeritus

Elise Langdon-Neuner

Phil Leventhal

Lay out Designer

Chris Monk