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Medicines Policy Plan: New drugs available to patients fast at an acceptable cost

Letter | 29-01-2016

Good Practices (Use of Antibiotics)

This factsheet starts by briefly describing the Dutch policy towards antibiotic usage and goes on to discuss developments in ...

Report | 27-01-2016

Cost-Effectiveness of Policies to Limit Antimicrobial Resistance in Dutch Healthcare Organisations

Given the rapid EU-wide spread of antimicrobial resistance and the limited pipeline of new antimicrobials, cost-effective ...

Report | 27-01-2016

Statement by Dutch Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport, at the meeting of the committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, in Brussels 14 January 2016.

In the light of international tensions, European policies on healthcare may seem business as usual. ‘But’, Minister Schippers ...

Speech | 14-01-2016

How well does regulation work? The cases of paediatric medicines, orphan drugs and advanced therapies

The Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS) has asked Ecorys to study the European regulatory framework for marketing ...

Report | 09-11-2015

Where can I report medicine side effects?

You can report any side effects of medication or vaccines to the Netherlands Pharmacovigilance Centre Lareb. Lareb will notify ...

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Where can I find information about my medication in the Netherlands?

Read on where you can find information about medicines in the Nehterlands

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Where can I buy medicines in the Netherlands?

You can only buy prescription drugs at a pharmacy. Over-the-counter drugs can be bought at chemists and supermarkets without a ...

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Can I take my medication abroad?

If you are travelling to a Schengen country and want to take medicines with you that fall under the Opium Act, you will need to ...

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What medicines are covered by insurance?

The standard package covers most medicines prescribed by your general practitioner or consultant. In some cases you may have to ...

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