Ensuring value, access & uptake of innovative medicines & vaccines, now & in the future
Every day millions of patients rely on medicines supplied by the pharmaceutical industry.
The manufacture and selling of counterfeit medicines is an issue of increasing concern throughout the world. There are potentially fatal consequences for those who inadvertently take such products.
The Falsified Medicines Directive is legislation passed by the European Union Parliament, which aims to increase the security of the manufacturing and delivery of medicines across Europe and protect patients and prevent falsified medicines from entering the supply chain.