Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union

Members Area

What is the PGEU?

The Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU) is the voice of Community Pharmacy in Brussels. The PGEU's main objective is to advance the contribution of Community Pharmacists to European health systems, society and individual patients.

What does the PGEU do?

PGEU represents the community pharmacy perspective in relation to legislative and policy initiatives at EU level which affect our profession and/or public health.

The organisation maintains regular contacts with the European Commission (including DG SANCO, DG Enterprise, DG Internal Market and DG CONNECT), the European Parliament, the Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER) and the Economic and Social Committee. PGEU is part of a network of over 10 European healthcare professionals’ organisations via which European Medicine Agency engages with healthace.

PGEU is a member of: EFPC, UIA, EPRUMA and ESWI.

PGEU Statutes

PGEU is an international non-profit association (A.I.S.B.L - Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif) under Belgian law.

The Pharmaceutical Group of the European Union (PGEU) is the European association representing community pharmacists. PGEU's members are the national associations and professional bodies of community pharmacists in 31 European countries including EU Member States, EU candidate countries and EEA/EFTA countries. PGEU's Ordinary Members are associations from EU Member States, while PGEU's Observer Members are organisations from non-EU European countries.


At European level, PGEU has close contacts with the following organisations