The European Medicines Agency has endorsed ICMRA recommendations to facilitate the use of track and trace systems for medicinal products at a global level.
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In this interview, Adrian van den Hoven, Director General of Medicines for Europe, discusses all things supply of generic and biosimilar medicines for the continent. Also, in a bonus video, Adrian discusses challenges disrupting access to biosimilars and generics in Europe.
Global leaders at the G7 summit pledged 870 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, with half to be delivered by the end of 2021, to COVAX for distribution among low- and middle-income countries.
Pfizer and BioNTech have agreed to supply Europe with 900 million additional doses of Comirnaty® with the option to request 900 million more in future.
Learn about current and future European pharmaceutical supply chains from Richard Daniell at Teva Pharmaceuticals in European Pharmaceutical Review’s first podcast.
The dedication of the science community and healthcare workers in the fight against COVID-19 has been unwavering and justly praised. Yet logistics workers and the industries that support it have also achieved tremendous feats to support the resulting aid. Here, Zoe McLernon, Multimodal Policy Manager at Logistics UK, highlights the…
Information is king – and real-time data regarding material stock movements is essential for effective inventory management. Here, Mostafa Eissa from Cairo University demonstrates the use of statistical processing control techniques for monitoring material mobility and how this could benefit the pharma industry.
Download this in-depth focus to learn about how the logistics industry rose to the challenge of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and the complexities of the production process for plasma derived therapies.
European Pharmaceutical Review's latest journal features articles discussing the challenges and potential of antibody-drug conjugates, innovations in cleanroom infrastructure and why we need to test for heavy metal contaminants in cannabis vaping aerosols. Also in the issue, an exploration of how risk-sharing strategies could help expedite access to COVID-19 vaccines,…
Researchers have developed a novel sensor, known as a time-temperature indicator, that could be used to monitor the storage conditions of mRNA vaccines.
Why real-time environmental monitoring is the most important aspect of the modern pharmaceutical cold chain
Glenn Abood, founder and CEO of rfxcel, explains how real-time environmental monitoring can combat supply chain shortcomings, providing companies with level of data integrity, traceability, transparency and security that is virtually beyond reproach.
In the wake of the UK’s agreed deal with the EU, Andrew Howard, Deputy Director for Trade, Regulation and Analysis in the Office for Life Sciences, offers advice to those life sciences businesses navigating the transition to a new regulatory landscape.
Kirsten Axelsen and Rajini Jayasuriya of Charles River Associates explore a framework for ethical COVID-19 vaccine allocation in the US.
Based on new stability data, the US regulator will allow COMIRNATY® to be transported and stored at standard pharmaceutical freezer temperatures for up to two weeks.