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DIA 2021 Global Annual Meeting


How to Avoid Shortages? Insights from the EU Executive Steering Group on Shortages – Learnings from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Session Chair(s)

Monica  Dias, PharmD, PhD, MPharm, RPh

Monica Dias, PharmD, PhD, MPharm, RPh

  • Principal Policy and Crisis Coordinating Officer
  • European Medicines Agency, Netherlands
The EU Steering Group on shortage coordinated urgent actions to prevent supply disruptions within the EU during the pandemic, including regulatory flexibilities and monitoring of shortages of medicines used for COVID-19 patients.
Learning Objective : Describe how shortages of medicines are coordinated in the EU/EEA, their root causes, and contingency measures to prevent or mitigate shortages; Discuss how the European Medicines Regulatory Network (EMRN) has stepped up its efforts to prevent or mitigate the impact of shortages of medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaker(s)

Charlotte  Roffiaen

How to Avoid Shortages: Patients Point of View

Charlotte Roffiaen

  • European Policy Advisor
  • France Assos Santé, France
Jan  De Belie

Avoiding Shortages During COVID-19: Lessons Learned From Community Pharmacists

Jan De Belie

  • Professional Affairs Advisor
  • Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU), Belgium
David  Jauch, MBA

Update

David Jauch, MBA

  • Director - Government Affairs and CSR
  • Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbH, Germany