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25 October 2013
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Highlight of the week

Highlight of the week

EFPIA welcomes the announcement regarding the successful conclusion of negotiations surrounding the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement
25 October 2013

EFPIA welcomes the announcement regarding the successful conclusion of negotiations surrounding the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). This is a great day and historic agreement, the firstfree trade agreement with any G8 country. We believe this agreement will, once in place, be beneficial to patients on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as for innovation and research.

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News

News

Health and Health Care in India - National opportunities, Global Impacts : Event report
18 October 2013

“I think we need to move away from nationalistic models. We are a global society” – with these words, UCL’s David Taylor set the tone [...] Read more

News

Transparency and Industry Interactions with the Medical Profession - Commitment Letters published
22 October 2013

The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) announced the release of its disclosure code of transfers of value to healthcare professionals and organisations. [...] Read more

From our blog

From our blog

Mental Health Europe Statement Calling for Sunshine
21 October 2013 by Richard Bergström

Last week Mental Health Europe called on the EU to “let the sunshine in” – and start drafting legislation that will require transparency of interactions [...] Read more

From our blog

In one ear and out the other…
24 October 2013 by Richard Torbett

…that seems to have been how any advice (and evidence) on the downsides of austerity policy has been received by the powers-that-be in Europe. The [...] Read more

What we are reading

What we are reading

On World Polio Day, UN urges redoubled efforts to eradicate disease ‘once and for all’
25 October 2013

This past Thursday was World Polio Day, reminding us that the eradication of Polio is a major global health goal still to be achieved. Recent reports of cases in Syria and Sudan, among other countries, are a reminder of the work that is still to be done. This message from the United Nations highlights some of the key issues.
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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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