BgMVO Webinar in CredoWeb Discussion Forum «Pharmacists Speak»

On September 29th, 2023, the Bulgarian Medicines Verification Organisation held a webinar organise by the health platform CredoWeb, within the framework of the “Pharmacists Speak” discussion forum.

Mrs. Illiana Paunova, Executive Director of BgMVO, delivered a lecture on «Current aspects of medicines verification 2023». The latest data from the monitoring report of European Medicines Verification Organisation was presented, showing the level of verification and decommissioning of packaging relative to the size of the pharmaceutical market. The participants were also informed about the amendments in Ordinance 39 for good distribution practice, regulating the return of packs for which an alert not for a technical reason is generated in the pharmacy or wholesaler.

With several practical examples, Mrs. Paunova described the steps in alert management in the Medicines Verification System and emphasized the extremely important role of pharmacists as consultants and guarantors that patients receive authentic medicines in the pharmacy.

At the end of the lecture, followed with great interest, Mrs. Paunova answered many questions asked by the participants, mainly related to the practice of pharmacists when working with the Medicines Verification System. You can watch a recording of Mrs. Paunova’s lecture on the CredoWeb platform and ask her questions until the end of this week (October 2-6, 2023) here.