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April 29, 2021


SNOMED International and the International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) are announcing the release of important new maps between global medical terminologies SNOMED CT and MedDRA. This collaborative effort is the first deliverable of a new agreement entered into between SNOMED International and ICH.

This joint effort has produced two independent maps (MedDRA to SNOMED CT and SNOMED CT to MedDRA) which have been derived from frequently used and key pharmacovigilance MedDRA terms identified from the European Medicines Agency and the UK’s Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.  In addition, a set of COVID-19 related terms are also included in the first production release of the maps to capture important aspects of the pandemic.

Read the full press release

For more information on the agreement or the maps, contact info@snomed.org.

Visit snomed.org for more information on the SNOMED CT to MedDRA and MedDRA to SNOMED CT maps, along with our other map products. 


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