European doctors call for a European response to medicine shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyondComments Off on European doctors call for a European response to medicine shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

Medicine shortages can severely limit doctors’ ability to provide appropriate treatment. Today the situation is aggravated by the surge in demand due to the treatment of COVID-19 patients and additional interruptions in a globalised and fragile supply chain. We must undertake immediate actions to prevent European hospitals from running out of essential medicines and, once the emergency is over, permanent measures must be put in place to ensure a stable supply of medicines to European citizens in the future.

CPME President Prof Dr Frank Ulrich Montgomery

Please find the full press release here.