The Austrian Pharmacopoeia Commission was set up in 2007 by the then Federal Minister for Health, Family and Youth to revise the ÖAB. It consists of two committees: the ÖAB Commission and the ÖAB Expert Group.
The ÖAB Commission consists of pharmacists, doctors, lawyers and social partners.
General strategic planning work (e.g. appointment of members of the ÖAB expert group, etc.)
Formal resolution of the monographs prepared by the expert group
The ÖAB expert group, on the other hand, is made up exclusively of representatives of the pharmaceutical sciences.
Development of the monographs
Publication of monograph proposals with comment period
Processing the comments received and handing over the finished monographs to the ÖAB Commission