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25 June 2015
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Interview with Richard Bergström ahead of the Riga Conference
25 June 2015

What are the aims of the conference? In 2013, several leading health organisations came together under the umbrella of the Lithuanian Presidency for a highly successful [...] Read more

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Claudia Calvi’s Thesis on Cross Border Healthcare Wins 2015 College of Europe EFPIA Prize
25 June 2015

EFPIA would like to extend its warmest congratulations to Claudia Calvi, this year’s winner of the College of Europe EFPIA Prize. The award, first bestowed [...] Read more

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The European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) signs framework agreements with service providers to establish blueprint systems
22 June 2015

The stakeholder organisation EMVO last Friday finalised its contract negotiations with 3 partners that will be the preferred providers to implement the repositories system in compliance [...] Read more

Events calendar

Events Calendar

Universal health: Investing in Health and Wellbeing for All
From 29/06/2015 to 30/06/2015 (Riga, Latvia)

The conference is being organised by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), together with the European Patients' Forum (EPF), the European Generic and Biosimilars medicines Association (EGA) and the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA). 

Join the conversation on Twitter

Follow @Rigahealth15 on Twitter to get the latest updates and live tweets from the event 

You can also join the conversation using the hashtag #rhc15

Join the conference via live streaming

You can participate in the final Latvian Presidency Health Care Conference from the comfort of your own computer. Duane Schulthess of Vital Transformation will moderate a podcast "Live From Riga" with Monika Kosinski, Programme Manager, Governance for Health WHO, and Josep Figueras from the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, giving you the opportunity to send in your questions and find out for yourself how Europe is responding to the challenges of providing health and wellbeing for all. 

To register, click here.

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WORKING OUT ABS - Countdown to implementation of the new EU Rules on Access and Benefit Sharing
From 28/09/2015 to 29/09/2015 (Paris)

This is a two-day conference providing the latest information on how to comply with the new EU Rules on Access and Benefit Sharing, just weeks before they become fully applicable on 12 October 2015. Sessions and group workshops will be run by experts from the European Commission, national governments, the CBD Secretariat, ICC, companies and business associations. 

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Documents

From our blog

EFPIA General Meeting Highlights Enormous Gains Made by MAPPs and Carves a Path for the Future
25 June 2015 (Publications)

While progress is often slow and laborious when trying to gain traction for new ideas in the ‘Brussels Bubble’, there was much to be optimistic [...] Read more

What we are reading

What we are reading

Ebola crisis in Guinea 'has set back malaria fight'
25 June 2015 (BBC News)

The continuing Ebola epidemic in Guinea has set back the country's fight against malaria, say experts.

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What we are reading

EU data protection reform expected by end of year
25 June 2015 (The Parliament Magazine)

After a first round of talks on EU data protection reform, council, parliament and commission are confident they will reach an agreement within six months.

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What we are reading

New cancer strategy 'could save thousands' of lives
25 June 2015 (BBC News)

About 5,000 lives could be saved each year in England if GPs follow new guidelines on cancer diagnosis, the health watchdog NICE says.

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The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) represents the pharmaceutical industry operating in Europe. Through its direct membership of 34 national associations and 40 leading pharmaceutical companies, EFPIA is the voice on the EU scene of 1,900 companies committed to researching, developing and bringing to patients new medicines that will improve health and the quality of life around the world.
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