Transition to the Australia New Zealand
Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA)
The transitional website for Australia and New Zealand's regulatory authority for therapeutic products.
Transitioning to ANZTPA: overview of harmonisation activities
The TGA and Medsafe have commenced a further program of harmonisation work that will be undertaken over the next two and a half years.
Search adverse events
The TGA and Medsafe receive reports of adverse events associated with medicines and medical devices. You can search these reports online in the Joint Adverse Event Notifications System (JAENS).
First harmonisation activity completed
12 February 2014 - New Zealand changes paediatric dosage instructions for paracetamol and ibuprofen to align with Australia
Collaboration between the TGA and Medsafe strengthens with the commencement of a further program of harmonisation activities
13 November 2013 - Fourteen activities to be undertaken over the next two and a half years
Joint Adverse Event Notifications System (JAENS)
27 June 2013 - The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority (Medsafe) receive adverse event reports associated with medicines and medical devices. These reports come from a wide range of sources, including members of the public, general practitioners, nurses, other health professionals and the therapeutic products industry. There are two search facilities:
- JAENS - medicines - Provides information about adverse events related to medicines and vaccines used in Australia and New Zealand
- JAENS - medical devices - Provides information about adverse events related to medical devices used in Australia and New Zealand