NABP Wins Global Patient Safety Champion Award

NCPIE member, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), has been named a 2017 Global Patient Safety Champion by the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP Global).  NABP has been a leader in patient safety for almost two decades, starting in 1999 with the Verified Internet Pharmacy Practice Sites® (VIPPS®) program that has granted accreditation to safe online pharmacies in the U.S., reviewing thousands of websites and providing a “Not Recommended” list since 2008.   In 2014, NABP launched the .Pharmacy Verified Website Program, becoming the official registry operator for the .pharmacy domain, to create a safe online environment where consumers can be confident that the websites where they buy medication or obtain information are safe and legitimate.   NCPIE is a member of ASOP Global, a non-profit organization dedicated to combatting illegal online pharmacies and counterfeit medicines to make the Internet safe for consumers worldwide through advocacy, research and education.