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1 December 2016
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Health Collaboration Awards 2016: The South West Hepatitis C Partnership
01 December 2016 by EFPIA

The EFPIA Patient Think Tank established the Health Collaboration Awards in 2015, to share best practice in collaborative projects that address healthcare needs. Entrants include collaborations between patient organisations, industry, local authorities, healthcare systems and other key actors in delivering healthcare.

The winners of the 2016 edition of the Awards were announced at the Health Collaboration Summit, which took place on 9-10 November, in Brussels.

This week, we focus on the winner of The Innovation Award: The South West Hepatitis C Partnership.

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Events calendar

Events Calendar

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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War on Cancer 2016
On 06/12/2016 (London, UK)

Join over 150 global leaders in oncology at The Economist Events' second annual War on Cancer conference, on December 6th in London. Explore solutions to the mismatch in progress and delivery in cancer care across Europe. The event will seek to find answers to questions such as: Should tobacco taxes be used to fund cancer care? Why do some European nations with similar health care systems have such striking differences in cancer survival rates? What is the true potential of immuno-therapy? What were the key learnings from the 2016 World Cancer Congress?
Contributing to this discussion will be speakers from the UK Government, Public Health England, the European Commission, the University of Oxford, Macmillan Cancer Support, European Medicines Agency, the Institute of Cancer Policy and the Institute of Cancer Research London. Plus, hear from the chief executive of Philips and senior business figures at Pfizer and EMD Serono.

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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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What we are reading

What we are reading

Britain to ratify single European patent system
01 December 2016 (FT)

Britain will ratify plans for a single European patent system, marking its first commitment to a new EU initiative since the Brexit referendum in June.

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