National Pharmaceutical Strategy - Action Plan 2014

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This is a translation of the Swedish Action Plan 2014 based on the Swedish National Pharmaceutical Strategy 2011-2013.

A number of actors involved in the National Pharmaceutical Strategy have been working on the vision of Correct Use of Medicines to the Benefit of Patient and Society since the autumn of 2011.

The work on the strategy is directed by a high-level group chaired by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs and with representatives from the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, the Medical Products Agency, the Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (from 1 January 2014 the Public Health Agency of Sweden), the National Board of Health and Welfare, the Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency, the Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment, the Health and Social Care Inspectorate, the Swedish Medical Association, the Swedish Association of Health Professionals, the Swedish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry, the Swedish Pharmacy Association, Apotekens Service AB (from 1 January 2014 the Swedish eHealth Agency), Region Västra Götaland, Region Skåne and Västmanland County Council.

The high-level group decides annually on an updated action plan containing clear and relevant activities aimed at putting the strategy's goals into practice.

The translation is made by the Medical Products Agency.