Trade Groups Take Stand to Protect Drug Supply

Trade Groups Take Stand to Protect Drug Supply

01.31.13 | By Mark Grayson

The National Conference of Pharmaceutical Organizations (NCPO) highlighted important issues to keep the supply of medicines safe in the United States. According to Lucinda Maine, Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, " Pharmacists are taught that medication safety is their highest professional priority. The integrity of the distribution system is essential in the fulfillment of this mission."

Among the issues that NCPO discussed were the characteristics of an electronic system to trace prescription medicines in the supply chain. To read more about NCPO and its recommendations, look here.

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