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Reducing pharmaceutical residues in water: a chain approach

Implementation programma for 2018-2022 to reduce pharmaceutical residues in water. Such residues can harm aquatic fauna and ...

Policy note | 12-02-2019

Equal Access to Medicines Initiative

Minister Schippers (minister of Health, Welfare and Sport) calls tot her European colleagues to make it a political priority that ...

Letter | 24-10-2017

Equal Access Initiative

Letter from minister Schippers (minister of Health, Welfare and Sport) to her European colleagues to make it a political priority ...

Letter | 24-10-2017

Presentation in Brussels of the Dutch bid for European Medicine Agency

Speech of Minister Edith Schippers, at the presentation of the Dutch bid for European Medicine Agency in Brussels on July 11, 2017

Speech | 11-07-2017

Speech State Secretary Martin van Rijn at the 'Fair Pricing Forum' in Amsterdam

Speech by State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport Martin van Rijn on innovation and affordable prices for medicines at the ...

Speech | 11-05-2017

Report by the Working Party Drug Shortages (in the Netherlands)

The working party on medicinal product shortages was established in late 2013. The Thyrax use case reinvigorated the working ...

Report | 30-03-2017

Can I safely order medicines online without a prescription from an online doctor?

You cannot get prescription medicines without a prescription. You cannot get prescription medicines from a doctor you do not know.

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Why is it better to get medicines on prescription from a doctor or pharmacy?

You can trust prescription medicines from a dispensing doctor or pharmacist. And they are usually reimbursed by your insurer.

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What are the risks of falsified medicines?

The quality and safety of falsified medicines is very unreliable. These medicines can seriously damage your health.

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How do I check whether an online medicine supplier can be trusted?

Look for the logo when you order medicines online. And check whether you need a prescription.

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