>>>Belgian multiannual framework agreement to streamline delivery of medicines (Allen & Overy)

Belgian multiannual framework agreement to streamline delivery of medicines (Allen & Overy)

On 23 March 2017, the Belgian Council of Ministers approved the Multiannual Framework Agreement for Patients (Meerjarenkader voor de patient) that was signed by the Belgian Minister of Health and the Belgian pharmacists associations, APB and OPHACO, on 15 March 2017. The agreement aims to implement optimal pharmaceutical care for patients, in particular by confirming and strengthening the key role of pharmacists in primary care.

The framework agreement provides for an extension of the current regulatory framework in order to allow the online sale of prescription-only medicines. This marks a significant change with regards to the current legal regime that restricts online sale to non-prescription medicines provided pharmacists obtain a specific licence.

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2017-04-13T06:05:48+00:00 13 avril, 2017|Categories: Pharma & lifesciences|Tags: , , |