Supply chain issues, geographical issues, performance requirements: how can the supply chain guarantee continuity of supply?
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Presentation
- By: PEISTER, Sherry (Canadian Pharmacists Association, Board of Directors, Ottawa, Canada)
Drug shortages in the United States have ranged from shortages of life-saving cancer chemotherapy to simple electrolytes intended for total parenteral nutrition and most recently simple sterile intravenous solutions such as normal saline. There are many causes of the shortages including regulatory actions or lack of the active pharmaceutical.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.