VICH is a trilateral (EU-Japan-USA) programme aimed at harmonising technical requirements for veterinary product registration. Its full title is the International Cooperation on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Veterinary Medicinal Products. VICH was officially launched in April 1996. It has 5 main objectives.
The role of VICH is to harmonise technical requirements for data necessary for the marketing authorisation (also called “registration”) of a veterinary medicinal product. This is achieved by developing harmonised guidelines on the studies to be submitted in a marketing authorisation application.Read more
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The VICH Outreach Forum is a VICH initiative with the main objective of providing a basis for wider international harmonization of technical requirements, improve information exchange and raise awareness of VICH and VICH guidelines with non-VICH countries/regions.Read more