1. June 23, 2020

    Coronavirus: the FAMHP is allowing an extension of the payment deadlines expiring before 01.07.2020.

    Source: FAMHP

    In the context of the coronavirus crisis, the FAMHP is extending all payment periods expiring before 01.07.2020 for all its customers.

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  2. June 2, 2020

    EMA warns against use of unproven cell therapies

    Heard from FAMHP

    The Committee for Advanced Therapies (CAT) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) advises patients and citizens not to use unregulated cell therapies, which may be unsafe or ineffective.

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  3. June 2, 2020

    Coronavirus: reminder of the risks of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine

    Heard from FAMHP

    The FAMHP restates the risks linked to the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 following the publication of a retrospective analysis of a patient monitoring register in the medical journal The Lancet on 22 May 2020. The analysis did not highlight any benefits from these drugs in patients with COVID-19 and revealed adverse cardiovascular effects.

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  4. June 2, 2020

    Coronavirus: updated guidelines for verifying the compliance and suitability of surgical face masks

    Heard from FAMHP

    The FAMHP has issued guidelines for checking the compliance and suitability of surgical face masks during the COVID-19 crisis. The guidelines are intended for companies, institutions and authorities that order, sell or use these masks.

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  5. June 2, 2020

    Coronavirus: recommendations for replacing closed suction systems

    Heard from FAMHP

    The FAMHP reminds hospitals of the recommendations for replacing closed suction systems and offers temporary practical advice to help healthcare professionals waiting on a new stock of suction systems.

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  6. June 2, 2020

    Coronavirus: relaxation of paracetamol measures for pharmacists and patients

    Heard from FAMHP

    Sales of paracetamol remain stable, which is why the restriction of only one box per patient is being lifted. The quotas for pharmaceutical companies and wholesalers have already been abolished. Only the intravenous form remains subject to restriction.

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  7. June 2, 2020

    The FAMHP web portal - updates to the “My company” and “My activities” applications

    Heard from FAMHP

    In anticipation of the European regulations on medical devices (Regulation (EU) 2017/745) and in vitro diagnostic medical devices (Regulation (EU) 2017/746), the FAMHP has updated the “My company” and “My activities” applications in its web portal.

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  8. June 2, 2020

    Coronavirus: extension and relaxation of measures taken by the FAMHP to prevent shortages of medicines

    Heard from FAMHP

    Coronavirus: verlenging en versoepeling van maatregelen die het FAGG heeft genomen om tekorten aan geneesmiddelen te vermijden

    Coronavirus : extension et assouplissement des mesures prises par l'AFMPS pour éviter la pénurie de médicaments

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  9. May 14, 2020

    Coronavirus: update of guidelines to check the conformity and suitability of surgical mouth masks

    Heard from FAMHP

    Coronavirus: update van de richtlijnen om de conformiteit en geschiktheid van chirurgische mondmaskers na te gaan

    Coronavirus : mise à jour des lignes directrices pour vérifier la conformité et l’aptitude des masques buccaux chirurgicaux

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  10. May 7, 2020

    Pharmaboardroom.com had a talk with Healixia President Erik Present

    PharmaBoardroom, a leading website for C-Level executives working in Healthcare and Life Sciences interviewed Healixia President Erik Present.

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