Netherlands aims to ensure stable drug supply after shortage

12 June 2017

Dutch quango the Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB) has released its annual report, focusing on its role in ensuring the availability of medicines and reducing the use of animal testing in clinical development.

The MEB is an oversight body, established by law in the Netherlands, which assesses and monitors the safety and efficacy of medicines.

In its report for 2016, the group highlights the establishment of a dedicated medicine shortages and defects notification center as a key development in guaranteeing the availability of drugs.

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