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Тhe conference “Safer Europe Without Falsified Medicines” took place on 08-09 November 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia during the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.


The main discussion topics in the Agenda of the Conference were:

  • Situation with the falsified medicines in the world and in Europe
  • Overview of the requirements in EU
  • Developers of the new system – their challenges in setting up system repositories
  • Challenges of implementing hospitals within NMVS
  • Implementation by the Member States – timetable and challenges
  • Availability of medicinal products after February 2019.


During the first session of the conference Mrs Illiana Paunova, Executive Director of BgMVO, provided an overview of the achievements and challenges related to the FMD implementation in Bulgaria, the communication landscape and the role of the National Competent Authorities.


The conference was attended by more than 300 participants from EFPIA, EMVO, GIRP, PGEU, EAEPC, Medicines for Europe, National Medical Verification Organisations, National Competent Authorities and representatives of the pharmaceutical industry.