EGAN Training on Medicines Development in Children

Our member EGAN (Patient Network for Medical Research and Health) is organising a one day workshop to provide Scandinavian patient representatives with knowledge on the topic of medicines for children.  

When? 22 October 2015

Where? Helsinki (Finland)

Who can participate? Scandinavian patient representatives

About the project

GRiP (Global Research in Pediatrics) is a European project that started in 2011 to facilitate the development, and promote the availability of medicines in children (

We are looking to invite patient representatives from The Scandinavian Countries who have an interest in the topic of medicines for children – with or without having previous in dept knowledge on the topic (if you are not from Scandinavia and interested send us an email to see if there is space).


The topics to be covered are:

  • Why we need for research into medicines for children
  • Off label use of medicines in children
  • Basics of medicines development in children
  • Medicines safety in children
  • Regulatory and Legislative environment surrounding the development of medicines for children
  • How to involve children, parents and patient representatives in medicines development for children

More information and contact

For more info please visit:

Contact person: Kim Wever;