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EU Politicians: 'Bring Pharma Manufacturing Back To Europe'

The European Parliament says the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the hazards of the EU’s reliance on third countries for medicines supply and has proposed that its vulnerability to drug shortages should be addressed by offering pharmaceutical companies incentives to bring some manufacturing back to Europe.



“Priority needs to be given to boosting domestic production of essential and strategic medicines as currently 40% of medicines marketed in the EU originate in non-EU countries, while 60-80% of active pharmaceutical ingredients are produced in China and India,” according to members of the parliament (MEPs).



MEPs also want to see more flexible rules on packaging to allow medicine packs to circulate more freely among EU member states, and have called for the establishment of a European contingency reserve of “medicines of strategic importance” and an expansion in the use of joint procurement of drugs at EU level.....[Resolution EU 18 Septemebr 2020]

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EU Politicians: 'Bring Pharma Manufacturing Back To Europe'

The European Parliament says the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the hazards of the EU’s reliance...

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EU Medicinali: come prevenire le future carenze

In una risoluzione votata giovedì 17 settembre, il Parlamento propone una serie di misure,...

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EMA conferma la sospensione dell’AIC di tutti i medicinali a base di ranitidina nell’UE

Il comitato per i medicinali per uso umano (CHMP) dell’Agenzia europea per i medicinali (EMA)...

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Parlamento europeo, UE sia autosufficiente su farmaci anti-Covid - ‘Necessario per UE ridurre dipendenza dall’estero’

L'Ue deve ridurre la dipendenza dall'estero per i medicinali. A chiederlo è il Parlamento...

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