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After learning that pharma giant, Merck, has filed for a US patent for a blockchain-based system, GlobalData has been led to believe that the first applications of blockchain will initially be seen in the healthcare supply chain more

Analysis

Swiss pharmaceutical group, Helsinn, has revealed it will be investing €6 million at its drug product supply centre (Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals — HBP) in Dublin, Ireland, to safeguard its supply chain and compliance with regulatory requirements more

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As the EU Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) legislation deadline draws closer, Solidsoft Reply has revealed that the first seven countries to go live with the National Medicines Verification System have chosen its National Blueprint systems. more

Technology

Here, Mario Scigliano, serialisation & automation manager, and Christian Ahlmark, associate director, sales & key account management, CordenPharma, discuss how a CDMO can help give companies a fighting chance to be globally serialisation compliant. more

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Bio/pharmaceutical analytical and bioanalytical contract solutions provider, SGS, has entered into a partnership with Nature’s Fingerprint to combat pharmaceutical counterfeiting more

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Arvato Systems has been tasked with the implementation and operation of the Medication Verification IT platform for the Austrian Medicines Verification Organisation (AMVO). more

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After recent events, it seems that more than ever protective measures are made to ensure pharma is a safe space for companies and patients. more

Opinion

Erik Haeffler, vice president of manufacturing services, Recipharm, examines the challenges and opportunities for a CDMO in the landscape of serialisation that contract partners must overcome. more

Opinion

Jean-Marc Bobée, former director, industrial anti-counterfeiting strategy at Sanofi, outlines global and local traceability concepts and their individual ‘security to cost’ ratios, highlighting the need for a standardised global serialisation more

Opinion

In this article, Mark Usher of Solidsoft Reply, explains the challenges of deploying multiple connected national systems for the large-scale European pharmaceutical industry. more

Opinion

Denny Bros’ senior marketing executive, Stephie Castling, explains how to stay ahead of the fraudsters. more

News

As manufacturers await the implementation of the falsified medicines directive, Nadine Lampka product manager, pharma-security at Schreiner MediPharm examines the state of play. more

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Thanks to a smartphone app both manufacturers and consumers can verify the authenticity of drugs anytime, anywhere. more

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Healthcare professionals and policymakers at the World Health Professions Alliance (WHPA) are challenging counterfeit medicines by asking the public - Would you be able to tell a real medicine from a fake one? more

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Farzad Henareh, Stericycle ExpertSolutions, discusses ‘fake Europe’ and the impact of counterfeit pharmaceutical products more

Opinion

One of the main themes at Pharmapack Europe 2016 was serialisation and the industry’s efforts to overcome counterfeiting in pharmaceuticals more

News

Ian Lemon, Essentra, looks at the issues the pharmaceutiucal sector faces with counterfeiting and where the future of packaging is heading more

Opinion

£15.8 million worth of counterfeit and unlicensed medicines and devices have been seized in the UK as part of a global operation reports the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. more

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