harmonization


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harmonization

the process of approximating the law of the member states of the EUROPEAN UNION.
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Roadmap for harmonization of clinical laboratory measurement procedures.
With regard to data protection/privacy laws, there has also been much progress, although there is scope for more harmonization, the report contends.
Part III examines the credibility of the factors thought to underpin the EU harmonization initiatives, thereby investigating whether a corporate governance framework driven by the EU as a "federal" legislator is indeed a necessity for the post-crisis environment.
The third phase of accounting standards development was characterized by the increasing demand of more transparent and comparable financial reporting in response to economic reforms and market deregulation, resulted in the enactment of the 1984 Indonesian Accounting Standards that were upgraded in term of eliminating harmonization time lag with US GAAP and widening the scope of the standards in order to reflect progress in the US GAAP.
The United States's experience with harmonization has not been trouble-free.
Although I find myself in nearly complete agreement with the analysis of harmonization presented by Streit in the article just cited, I take issue with his particular conclusion that "taken together, the normative and positive evaluations suggest that harmonisation appears only advisable in those cases in which compelling reasons, such as the prevention of hazard, can be given" (250, emphasis added; the same exception for "health or safety" is adduced by Alan O.
Greater discipline also will come from the efforts of resin producers and industry groups involved in the ongoing harmonization process.
A harmonization of accounting policy would help provide a "level playing field" globally.
The white paper also announced a new strategy regarding the harmonization of national laws and regulations.
Our mission is to enable more efficient delivery of high quality, safe and efficacious therapies to all patient populations by advancing global harmonization of regulatory requirements for medical products and devices intended for human use," says Dean Erhardt, president of RHI and principal at D2 Pharma Consulting.
As part of the EAC medicines regulatory harmonization (MRH) work the AMRH (African Medicines Regulatory Harmonization) partners World Bank, WHO, NEPAD, US FDA, donor agencies Gates Foundation, DfID and US Government as well as the EAC
The process of harmonization typically depends on the availability of a suitable reference material that can be used as a common calibrator among routine clinical laboratory measurement procedures.