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Europe’s medicines tracking system goes live

Europe’s medicines tracking system goes live

The system went live on Saturday 9 February, and has been introduced under new European regulations, the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) and is managed by a consortia of stakeholders. ... The verification of the Unique Identifier and authentication

Latest news

  • No deal Brexit would see UK miss out on ‘safest medicines system in the world’ No deal Brexit would see UK miss out on ‘safest medicines system in the world’

    The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is a new EU initiative to protect patients and public health from falsified or counterfeit medicines which goes live tomorrow [Saturday 9 February], creating what is ... Billions of packs of medicines travel around

  • UK and EU’s future relationship ‘must protect patients’ UK and EU’s future relationship ‘must protect patients’

    Failure to do so could make it easier for falsified medicines to enter the supply chain, interrupt the sharing of data that could signal problems with medicines, and weaken controls on ... They want the Declaration to include specific references to the

  • Brexit fears grow for small-to-medium pharma Brexit fears grow for small-to-medium pharma

    White Paper setting out its goals on areas such as trade, customs, agriculture, and medicines post-Brexit. ... environment. These extra costs for SMEs coincide with the new EU Falsified Medicines Directive, a new safety and medicines tracking system

  • The global scourge of counterfeit medicines The global scourge of counterfeit medicines

    Delegates learned about increased safety features that will be implemented by February 2019 in the European Commission's Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) which boosts verification at manufacture, distribution and pharmacy. ... Falsified medicines are

  • Patient reporting rises after EU pharmacovigilance reforms Patient reporting rises after EU pharmacovigilance reforms

    Safety issues detected more quickly with increased patient participation. A new EU-wide approach to monitoring the safety of medicines has resulted in a 50% increase in direct reporting by patients, ... It is one of three reforms in the so-called

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Latest Intelligence

  • Fighting falsified drugs Fighting falsified drugs

    Is the introduction of the Falsified Medicines Directive enough? With the introduction of the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), the EU has become a world leader in the fight against the growing ... threat of falsified medicines.

  • Interview: Greg Perry, European Generic medicines Association Interview: Greg Perry, European Generic medicines Association

    Perry set up the European Generic medicines Association (EGA) in the early days of the generics industry. ... He predicts that one of the biggest challenges in the future will be the Falsified Medicines Directive.

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Latest appointments

  • EMVO appoints general manager EMVO appoints general manager

    Andreas Walter brings experience from the EFPIA. The European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) has appointed Andreas Walter as its general manager. ... It was established last year by industry organisations, including EFPIA, and the European

  • Sonia Ruiz Moran appointed president of EMVO Sonia Ruiz Moran appointed president of EMVO

    The European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) has appointed Sonia Ruiz Moran as its new president, replacing John Chave, former secretary general of Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU). ... in order to prevent falsified medicines

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  • Aegate Ltd

    Aegate operates a highly secure authentication and traceability service for the pharmaceutical industry, addressing the need to protect patients from counterfeit, recalled or expired medicines. ... Legislation for falsified medicines.

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