Following the coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19), experts at FAMHP are actively monitoring the potential impact on the availability of medication and medical devices in Belgium. The FAMHP is also supporting the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in developing COVID-19 vaccines.
The FAMHP launches PharmaStatus, the new online application that collects information about the availability of medicines in Belgium and makes it public. Current information will help patients, doctors, pharmacists and the pharmaceutical industry to limit the impact of unavailable medicines.
The fight against anti-microbial resistance continues: the Belgian BAPCOC 2019 antibiotics guide is available on the CBIP website
As recommended by the Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE), a new step in the fight against anti-microbial resistance has been taken: the 2019 edition of the Belgian Antibiotic Policy Coordination Committee (BAPCOC)’s antibiotics guide is available online on the Belgian Pharmacotherapy Information Centre (CBIP) website.
18 to 24 November, 2019 is the international week of sensitization on prudent use of antibiotics. Not only in humans, but in animals too. Antibiotic use in veterinary medicine has fallen sharply in recent years, but the fight isn't over yet.
New ESVAC report: antibiotics use falls again in animal breeding in Europe. Further efforts are necessary, in Belgium as well
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) published the ninth ESVAC report (European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption) about the sale of antibacterial agents for veterinary use in 2017.
Europe has approved new legislation on veterinary medicines and medicated animal feeds. What does this mean and what will change concretely for the industry or veterinarian?
Save the date: Symposium on the new European legislation on veterinary medicines. What will change for you?
Europe has approved new legislation on veterinary medicines and medicated animal feeds. What does this mean and what will change concretely for the industry or veterinarian? Learn everything at the FAMHP symposium on November 19.
The Vigilance Division of the FAMHP has found encoding errors in the article 57 database of the EMA. The FAMHP is asking holders of a marketing authorization for a medicine to carefully check that their registered data are correct.
The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recognised the FAMHP as its Belgian counterpart under the mutual recognition agreement (MRA) between the European Union and the United States.
New ESVAC report: European monitoring of antibiotic use in animals. Reduced usage but Belgium must continue to make efforts
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) published the eighth ESVAC (European Surveillance of Veterinary Antimicrobial Consumption) report on the sale of antibacterials for veterinary use in 2016.