Welcome to the EAASM website  

Contact us at enquiries@eaasm.eu to share your experiences of buying medicines online, or receiving medicines from your pharmacist which have seemed out of the ordinary.

The European Alliance for Access to Safe Medicines (EAASM) is an independent, pan-European initiative dedicated to protecting patient safety by ensuring access to safe and legitimate medicines. The Alliance was formed by a cross-section of European stake-holders from a variety of backgrounds. Its key activities include campaigning for the safer use of unlicensed or off-label medicines and also the exclusion of counterfeit and substandard medicines from the supply chain, raising public awareness around such issues, and promoting effective legislation and enforcement in relation to falsified medicines. For a leaflet summarising the EAASM's activities and achievements click here

On this website you will find a wealth of information about counterfeit and substandard medicines. Our top tips section will help you to reassure yourself that the prescription medicine you are buying is genuine. Our news section will provide you with the latest news on counterfeit medicines in Europe and around the world as well as updates about the EAASM activities. The EAASM constantly updates and adds useful resources to the website so you can get as much information as possible about obtaining safe medicines.

Latest News

Fake Medicines Continue to Threaten Consumers – EU Member States Have an Obligation to Act

21 Feb 2018

ASOP EU releases a Progress Report on Public Awareness Campaigns by Country

European Medical Association officially joins ASOP EU and EAASM

21 Nov 2017

The official membership signing took place during the First European Medical Association Annual Conference. 

European Antiobiotic Awareness Day 18th November 2017 “Keeping antibiotics working”

15 Nov 2017

ASOP attended the 10th European Antibiotic Awareness Day organised by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). There, Mike Isles had the chance to meet the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Dr Vytenis Andriukaitis, who gave the keynote address.