The national directive published on 07.04.2020 concerning the reprocessing of surgical and FFP2/3 face masks has been updated. This directive aims to guide the validation of the various initiatives being put in place regarding the reuse of surgical masks and personal facial protection.
Coronavirus: updated Belgian directive for the reuse of surgical and FFP2/FFP3 face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic
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 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.