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7 February 2014
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Highlight of the week

Highlight of the week

Health & Growth New Webpage
07 February 2014

Health is at the heart of Europe’s economic and social prosperity. Efpia believes Europe needs an integrated life science strategy for the EU. See EFPIA's new Webpage dedicated to Health & Growth.

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A Conversation on the Year Ahead for Pharma - #EFPIALIVE

On 28 January 2014, EFPIA Director General Richard Bergström spoke at the EFPIA event #EFPIALIVE -- what used to be called the "director general lecture".

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News

News

Session: Innovation in Life Sciences and Health - Report
04 February 2014

On 4 – 6 December, the first Vilnius Innovation Forum 2013 “Innovation Drift” took place in Lithuania. The Forum was one of Lithuania’s Presidency of [...] Read more

From our blog

From our blog

World Cancer Day: Survivorship Summit Highlights Progress & New Challenges
04 February 2014 by Richard Bergström

Today being World Cancer Day, I want to take a moment to highlight a related event that was held last week – the EORTC’s First [...] Read more

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To the next 5000
07 February 2014 by Communication Team

Twitter is a social media platform ideal for engaging with healthcare stakeholders, patients, media and the public. Here at EFPIA, we recognise the value of [...] Read more

Videos

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About IMI

Magda Gunn and Magda Chlebus discuss IMI 1 and IMI 2 (video in Polish)

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What we are reading

What we are reading

#DebunkCancerMyths on World Cancer Day
06 February 2014

This past Tuesday was World Cancer Day, with this year's theme focusing on debunking cancer myths. #WorldCancerDay and #DebunkCancerMyths hashtags were used to share cancer facts on Twitter and organisations around the world held events to raise awareness. Meanwhile WHO released its 2014 World Cancer Report, highlighting the expected increase in cancer cases over the next 20 years. Here at EFPIA, we shed light on cancer myths using these factsheets.

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What we are reading

The Importance of Communicating on Science
07 February 2014

“Science, in my mind, has always been about two things, discovery and communication” – when we read this quote from Marcus du Sautoy in a recent Nature blog, our interest was piqued immediately. His take on the importance of communicating scientific research in a comprehensible and comprehensive way to public audiences is worth a read.

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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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