A New Law Advances Public Health: New Web Page Tracks Progress

fter Congress passes a law that affects how FDA carries out its public health mission, we must begin the task of implementing the law — that is, putting the law into effect and enforcing it.

For a major piece of legislation like the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA), signed into law in July, this is a complex undertaking.

Malcolm Bertoni

FDASIA is a 140-page law divided into 11 separate sections, officially known as “titles,” which address different aspects of drug and device law. FDASIA reauthorizes and makes some changes to user fee programs that provide FDA with the resources we need to maintain a predictable and efficient review process for human drugs, biological products (such as vaccines), and medical devices.   Read More