Priority List of Needs in Pediatric Therapeutics for 2015

Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (BPCA) Priority List of Needs in Pediatric Therapeutics

 

AGENCY:

National Institutes of Health, The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) hereby announces the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (BPCA) Priority List of Needs in Pediatric Therapeutics for 2015. The Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (BPCA) seeks to improve the level of information on the safe and effective use of pharmaceuticals used to treat children. The BPCA requires that the NIH identify the drugs of highest priority for study in pediatric populations, and publish a list of drugs/needs in pediatric therapeutics. This notice fulfills the requirement to publish that list.