A new report by KPMG titled ‘Improving healthcare delivery in hospitals by optimized utilization of medicines’ (08/10/2019) analyses the financing and procurement of medicines in hospitals in 8 European countries.
Medicines for Europe and Medaxes urge the EU institutions to adopt the SPC manufacturing waiver for patients, sustainable healthcare and manufacturing jobs
Video on the origins and application of this European Directive to combat the entry of falsified medicines into the legal supply chain. Also the Medaxes members fully support this Directive.
FeBelGen, the association representing generic medicines companies since 2001, makes way for Medaxes, a broader umbrella organisation covering all medicines and self-care products that contribute to the accessibility of healthcare. In addition to generic and biosimilar medicines, Medaxes sees an increasingly prominent role ahead for properly framed self-care, through self-care medicines, self-care medical devices and food supplements freely available from pharmacies.