Manufacturing, Packaging & Logistics In-Depth Focus 2019
In this in-depth focus are articles exploring the global situation for drug packaging serialisation as well as an assessment of using drones to deliver medicines and how this impacts safety and quality.
- Now that prominent compliance deadlines are nearing in the US, Saudi Arabia and Russia and with the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) now in force in Europe, what is going on around the world with serialisation? Allan Bowyer provides a rundown of current events and shares insights into the challenges businesses are facing to meet compliance.
- Drones that transport medicines to emergency situations, urban environments or geographically-challenging locations are increasingly being utilised to improve delivery, however, there are few studies on their impact on drug stability. Here, Paul Royall and Patrick Courtney explore the implications of drone delivery on the safety and quality of medicines.