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3 November 2016
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A Multi-Stakeholder Approach is Key to Ensure Access to Cancer Care
03 November 2016 by Deepak Khanna, Senior Vice President and Regional President, EMEAC Oncology for MSD

Cancer remains one of the most devastating diseases of our age, with 2.6 million people diagnosed with the disease across Europe in 1995, rising to 3.4million people in 2012 – a staggering increase of 30%.[1] What’s more, cancer incidence is expected to continue its upward trajectory, rising again by over a third, by 2030.

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Events calendar

Events Calendar

EFPIA Health Collaboration Summit 2016 - A Healthier Future for Europe
From 09/11/2016 to 10/11/2016 (Brussels)

The event will bring together patient organisation representatives, healthcare professionals and industry leaders from across Europe to encourage dialogue and share best practice.

This year we will be focusing on the challenges and opportunities in developing a more outcomes-driven, sustainable approach to healthcare in Europe as well as optimal patient engagement throughout the lifecycle of a medicine.

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Optimising the Development of ATMPs to Meet Patient Needs - The fifth annual regulatory conference organised by the European Biopharmaceutical Enterprises (EBE) in collaboration with the European Medicines Agency (EMA)
On 16/12/2016 (London, UK)

Europe is a world-leader in the development of cutting edge Advanced Therapies Medicinal Products (ATMPs) including gene therapies. This conference, organised in collaboration with the EMA, will feature a gathering of international thought-leaders who will highlight initiatives to improve the access to ATMPs for patients, as well as outline the needs for their development and commercialisation within the EU.

For more information on the programme and to register, click here.

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The Evolving Role of Publication Professionals in a Multi-Stakeholder Environment - European Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP)
From 17/01/2017 to 18/01/2017 (London, UK)

The 2017 European Meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) will be held 17-18 January, in London, UK, and it will focus on “The Evolving Role of Publication Professionals in a Multi-Stakeholder Environment”. Two full days of educational programming will provide networking opportunities, interactive roundtables, plenary sessions, member research, and exhibitors displaying cutting edge products and services.

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Patients as Partners Europe
From 06/02/2017 to 07/02/2017 (London, UK)

Patients as Partners Europe is the only conference putting the patient voice on the same level as industry and government in finding solutions to engage and empower patients in the clinical development and trial process. Join clinical trial leaders from Pharma, Patient Advocacy and Goverment. The programme is co-located with DPharm Europe. 

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EFGCP Annual Conference 2017 on Meeting the Ethical Standards under the Clinical Trials Regulation: the Burning Questions (and Answers) for Researchers, Sponsors and Patients
From 21/02/2017 to 22/02/2017 (Brussels)

The Clinical Trial Regulation is now less than 2 years away and if we are to grasp this opportunity to improve research and regulation for patient benefit, it’s imperative we look together (public, patients researchers and regulators) at both the procedural requirements and ethical changes required.

As one of the most important, longstanding, European fora for debate around clinical research, bringing all interested parties together, the European Forum for Good Clinical Practice has taken an active role in approaching the new CTR (link meeting April 13th). It is proposed that the 2017 A/C will discuss procedural arrangements already underway and address the ethical challenges that the CTR presents, providing opportunity for debate, access to expertise and examples of how these challenges can be met. Workshops with people who can support and help you to solve your problems will be organised.

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6th FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2017: Future Medicines For One World
From 21/05/2017 to 24/05/2017 (Stockholm, Sweden)

Systems approaches to drug discovery, development and clinical usage

Join leading pharmaceutical scientists from around the world to discuss cutting-edge research and promising developments. 

Stockholm, Sweden. An exciting venue in which the leading pharmaceutical scientists from across the globe will meet to discuss the medicines of the future. What will be the breakthroughs and the pitfalls? How can we meet the biggest challenges?

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) is pleased to bring you the 6th PSWC, sponsored by many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical science and educational organisations.

To access the programme, click here.

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What we are reading

What we are reading

Signing our trade agreement with Canada
03 November 2016 (European Commission)

A blog post by Cecilia Malmström

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What we are reading

Why The Approach To Drug Pricing Has To Change Now
03 November 2016 (Forbes)

Guest post written by Joseph Jimenez, Chief executive, Novartis

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