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16 July 2015
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EMVO Efforts against Falsified Medicines Invigorated by Appointment of New President
16 July 2015

Four months after its official establishment in February this year, the European Medicines Verification Organisation (EMVO) has appointed a new President. Designated to the post [...] Read more

From our blog

From our blog

Evidencing IMI’s Commitment to Tackling Alzheimer’s Disease
16 July 2015 by Magda Chlebus

As we begin to discover cures for the most complex, serious and emotion-evoking human conditions and diseases, a significant challenge remains that instills fear in the heart of current generations: Alzheimer’s.

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MAPPs and New Benefit Risk Models: IMI2 Leads with Patient Engagement
16 July 2015 by Magda Chlebus

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) yesterday launched its 5th Call for proposals under the IMI 2 programme. Topic 1 addresses one of the key enablers of adaptive pathways – developing methods to incorporate the input of patients into the assessments of benefits and risks of new medicines at all stages of the drug development life cycle.

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Events calendar

Events Calendar

EFPIA Health Collaboration Summit 28-29 October 2015
From 28/10/2015 to 29/10/2015 (Brussels)

The event will bring together senior figures from patient organisations, healthcare systems and industry to discuss outcomes driven, sustainable healthcare in Europe and the role of transparency in developing effective working relationships, capacity building and governance.

In order to share best practice on multi-stakeholder collaborations that benefit patients and healthcare systems, EFPIA and the Patient Think Tank are establishing the Health Collaboration Award.

The Award is open to multi-stakeholder collaborative projects on local, national and EU level that benefit patients. Entrants must include patient organisations and industry partners.

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that the event is full and registration is now closed. Please note that submissions for the Awards closed on 5 October. 

For more information, click here or contact zsofia.bakonyi@efpia.eu.

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Life Sciences IP Summit 2015
From 22/10/2015 to 23/10/2015 (Berlin, Germany)

EFPIA will be participating in C5’s Life Sciences IP Summit 2015 on 22nd & 23rd October, in Berlin, Germany. EFPIA members can benefit from a 15% conference discount when quoting Elise Melon's name at the time of registration. See the full agenda and speaker list here.

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European Health Forum Gastein | EHFG
From 30/09/2015 to 02/10/2015 (Bad Hofgastein, Austria)

The European Health Forum Gastein is the most important health-related event in the European Union and a meeting point for experts from different fields within health systems. It differs greatly from other events, which are focused generally on very specific areas.

For more information on the event, click here

 

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Chatham House – Pandemics and Epidemics conference
From 12/10/2015 to 13/10/2015 (Chatham House, London)

The Ebola outbreak in 2014, highlighted the world’s continuing extraordinary vulnerability to the threat of infectious diseases. Chatham House will bring together representatives from governments, international organisations, NGOs, medicine and industry to address critical issues of response, prevention and capacity building, at local and international levels. 

View the agenda and register to attend here.

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Innovation Days
From 05/10/2015 to 06/10/2015 (Paris)

Innovation Days aims at connecting healthcare stakeholders and exploring new trends in Open Innovation through valuable discussions and debates. Industry stakeholders and CEO entrepreneurs, academics, key decision makers [...] Read more

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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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What we are reading

What we are reading

Digital evolution for ground-breaking Yellow Card Scheme
16 July 2015 (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Department of Health, United Kingdom )

It’s a system borne from one of the biggest healthcare scandals of our time to protect public health.

Fifty years on from its inception, the Yellow Card Scheme is moving into the digital age through a free-access mobile app that was launched today (14 July) by Life Sciences Minister, Mr George Freeman MP.

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What we are reading

Ebola: the hidden toll
16 July 2015 (The Lancet)

The first anniversary of the west African Ebola epidemic has just passed. In Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, Ebola virus disease has resulted in more than 10 000 reported deaths while the virtual collapse of the countries' health-care systems has contributed to countless more. 

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