Greens Petition German Parliament For OTC COVID-19 Antibody Self Tests
Commercial COVID-19 antibody self-tests are back on the agenda in Europe, this time in Germany, where the Greens are calling for amendments to the country's medical devices regulations to allow tests to be sold OTC in pharmacies and incentives for industry to quickly scale up production.
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“You can’t just live off the brand equity anymore,” warned J&J's Consumer Health's Manoj Raghunandanan during the ‘Advancing Trust in the Self-Care Industry’ webinar co-hosted by the Global Self-Care Federation and HBW Insight. “You’ve got to continue to build that trust between consumers and products day-in day-out.”
The Global Self-Care Federation is looking to consolidate the shift towards self-care seen during the pandemic by promoting trust, innovation and growth in policy. An upcoming webinar hosted by the GSCF will also explore the theme of "Advancing Trust in the Self-Care Industry."