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Product Serialisation and Traceability

The coronavirus, COVID-19 has not only impacted businesses across the world but also our consumption habits. There are reports of many places unable to access critical products and how there’s a struggle to control illegal activities such as stockpiling,...

WHY IS DATA SO IMPORTANT IN SERIALISATION?

In the serialisation process, data is one of the most important steps. Data with errors can lead to complications that can prove to be costly in more ways than one. It's crucial to ensure that data should be error free, not contain any duplicates and is reported...

Supply Chains – Vital during Coronavirus

Rapid response speed of supply chains can slow down and even prevent further increase of casualties in a pandemic. As per the World Health Organization, end-to-end supply chains and logistics systems are the foundation of successful immunisation programs. We’ve...

A bill on the transfer of drug labelling

The labeling of medicines should be postponed for six months and introduced from January 1, 2021. A bill has already been drafted. This was announced by Alexander Petrov, a member of the State Duma Committee for Health Protection, during the session, which was held...

Russia’s Serialization Update

“State Duma Group Recommends Delaying Fines For Violations When Introducing Drug Labeling”   An IWG meeting was held on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, which was attended by representatives of the Center for the Development of Advanced Technologies, the Ministry of...

iVEDA tracks and traces

India is a primary source for generic drugs being sold worldwide and in the course of a few weeks, they made unconventional changes by restricting the export of 13 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and 13 associated medicines. India also postponed the...

European Commission: Article 23 Implementation

EMVO invites you to consult the latest Application of Article 23: Wholesalers to decommission on behalf of persons authorised or entitled to supply medicines to the public. Please see the document listed under More Details. For more information, please contact the...

Russia Track and Trace Requirements

Regulation Dates: January 1, 2020 for all medicines covered as per the Law No. 425-FZ.As per the Decree No. 1577 the final 12 Nosologies be registered by July 1, 2019 and the regulation date for these 12 Nosologies will be October 1, 2019. Regulation Scope: In...

FMD: a progress check

Brexit and FMD If this isn’t enough to be getting on with, it seems as if the MHRA is suggesting that FMD could be revoked just weeks after implementation, in the event of a no-deal Brexit. At the Pharmacy Show, Claymore Richardson, a senior policy manager at the...

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