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31 October 2013
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Innovative Medicines Initiative Launches 10th Call for Proposals with Focus on Flu Vaccines
29 October 2013

As the flu vaccination season gets underway, IMI is launching a new Call for proposals for a project that will develop tools to aid the [...] Read more

From our blog

From our blog

It’s all happening in Vilnius – supporting the dialogue on sustainable health for inclusive growth in Europe
30 October 2013 by Richard Torbett

As part of a series of events that will take place under the auspices of the Lithuanian Presidency of the EU, EFPIA is proud to [...] Read more

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Patient Solidarity Day Reminds of Need for Patient-Centred Healthcare
30 October 2013 by Richard Bergström

“Patients must be recognized as equal partners in healthcare” – this is one of the premises underlying Patient Solidarity Day, being held for the first [...] Read more

Events calendar

Events Calendar

Sustainable health systems for inclusive growth in Europe
From 19/11/2013 to 20/11/2013 (Vilnius, Lithuania)

The main aim of the annual Conference, which will be held under the auspices of the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, [...] Read more

What we are reading

What we are reading

'Collective' action needed to tackle chronic diseases across EU
30 October 2013 (Parliament Magazine)

"Not only do chronic diseases have a huge impact on people's health, they also represent a challenge for the efficiency and sustainability of health systems across Europe" -- MEP Nessa Childers makes a compelling case for the need to come together to take action against chronic diseases. Her article for Parliament Magazine examines not only the individual consequenes for patients, but the broader impact on European health systems as a whole.

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