has established relationships with regulators in multiple countries to review.
Of the tens of thousands of sites selling prescription drugs online, NABP
has reviewed over 10,900 and found that nearly 97% do not follow pharmacy laws and standards established to protect the public health.
When we heard that the NABP
was looking to partner with a technology vendor to provide automated accessibility testing for everything from a single page all the way to enterprise agreements, we knew that our Compliance Sheriff Accessibility product was the ideal fit, said Kurt Mueffelmann, president and CEO for Cryptzone.
began developing VAWD after Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested that NABP
update its Model Rules for the Licensure of Wholesale Distributors, which is part of the Model Stale Pharmacy Act and Model Rules of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy.
The seal of the NABP
, whose members include the state pharmacy boards, essentially certifies that the sites meet what the NABP
describes as a "rigorous" list of pharmacy practice standards set by the state boards of pharmacy.
defines these as programs that contact the patient or caregiver to improve the patient's use of prescribed medication and promote appropriate monitoring and self-reporting of medication use; provide educational information about the patient's disease state; and discuss and/ or affect a patient's therapy or choice of medication.
About the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy[R] NABP
is the independent, international, and impartial association that assists its member boards and jurisdictions in developing, implementing, and enforcing uniform standards for the purpose of protecting the public health.
The risk to public health posed by these illegally operating sites was the impetus for NABP
launching the global.
will evaluate these materials to ensure compliance with program standards.
We are pleased and proud to have successfully met the rigorous standards of the NABP
," commented Alexis Stroud, Manager, Regulatory Compliance, QPharma.
Continuing to support the states and assist them in their efforts to tackle this complex public health issue is not only logical, but provides a crucial resource for combating prescription drug abuse and diversion," says NABP
President Edward G.
pharmacy domain names will be open to pharmacy websites that are accredited through the NABP
Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites[sup.