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Media - published on 05 Nov 2018

Shortages and stockouts of common medicines in the Netherlands

In the weekend edition of the NRC, the microbiologist Rosanne Hertzberger, refers to the Access to Medicine Foundation's white paper 'Shortages, stockouts and scarcity: the issues facing the security of antibiotic supply and the role for pharmaceutical companies'.

Rosanne discusses the structural shortages and stock-outs of common medicines in the Dutch healthcare system, ‘Het ziekenhuis sluit en de pil is niet voorradig.’ She makes the case for keeping a European emergency stock of key antibiotics and mentions the Foundation’s white paper on the issues facing the security of antibiotic supply and the role for pharmaceutical companies.


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