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Wednesday, February 6 • 16:45 - 18:00
#S0904: Fighting Falsified Medicines in Europe –Supply Chain Digitalisation for the Benefit of Patients: Are You Ready?

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The FMD comes into force on 9th February 2019. This session will discuss a few of the practical issues which may come up during the go-live phase, including the current state of play, the use of the data by the supervising authority, the enforcement of the rules and the handling of alerts in the system.


Andreas Walter


Legislative Framework
Agnes Mathieu-Mendes, RPh

State of the EMVS
Andreas Walter

Case Study
Belen Escribano Romero, PharmD, MPA

Case Study
Philippe De Buck, MPharm

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Andreas Walter

Director General, European Medicines Verification Organisation
After studying Administration Sciences at the U of Konstanz (DE) Andreas M. Walter joined EFPIA in 1993 as Executive for Administration and Finance. From 2011, he was Project Director tasked with ensuring the compliance of EFPIA members with the safety requirements of the Falsified... Read More →
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Philippe De Buck

Head of Authorisations, FAGG-AFMPS
Philippe serves currently as Head of the Division Authorisations, overseeing the issuing of MIA, WDA, narcotics, etc. licences. Before this he trained as a pharmacist and started his professional career in pharmacy software development, followed by a switch to inspector for the Pharmaceutical... Read More →
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Agnes Mathieu-Mendes

Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission
Agnès Mathieu-Mendes is deputy Head of the unit dealing with the quality, safety and innovation of medicinal products in the Directorate General on Health and food safety in the European Commission. Her responsibilities include the implementation of the falsified medicines Directive... Read More →
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Belen Escribano Romero

Head of Department, Pharmaceutical Inspection and Enforcement, AEMPS
Belén Escribano PhD, Head of Department, AEMPS PhD in Pharmacy from Madrid University Complutense and Hospital Pharmacy Specialist. Since 2007 is the Head of the Pharmaceutical Inspection and Enforcement Department of the Spanish Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices... Read More →

Wednesday February 6, 2019 16:45 - 18:00 CET
E1 Austria Center Vienna Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1 1220 Vienna Austria