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26 March 2015
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Open letter from Richard Bergström, EFPIA Director General, to Latvian Minister of Health, Guntis Belēvičs
24 March 2015

Dear Minister Belēvičs, The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations is delighted to accept an invitation to participate in a panel on the financing of [...] Read more

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IMI’s Pre-DICT TB Consortium Is A Major Step Towards Eradicating the Disease
24 March 2015

In many areas of drug development there remain gaps and disconnects in the science and this is certainly the case with tuberculosis. The particular problem [...] Read more

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EBE Appoints Barbara Freischem As Its New Executive Director
24 March 2015

The board of EBE is delighted to announce the appointment of Barbara Freischem as the new Executive Director. She will take up her post on [...] Read more

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COMBACTE Open Call
23 March 2015 (COMBACTE)

The COMBACTE open call is an opportunity for clinical trial programs or studies to join the COMBACTE project. The open call aims to identify potential [...] Read more

From our blog

From our blog

World TB Day 2015: Ensuring We’re On Track To Eradicate TB
26 March 2015 by Richard Bergström

It’s a disease that affects some 2 billion people worldwide, kills nearly 1.5 million each year and creates another 9 million cases over the same period: tuberculosis. Crucially, health systems are still failing some 3.3 million TB sufferers by missing diagnoses, failing to treat, or not managing to capture potential patients in national TB programmes (NTPs). In fact, the StopTB Partnership estimates that there is a $2 billion shortfall in funding to curb to TB epidemic.

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Pre-DICT TB: Providing a Pathway Towards TB Eradication
26 March 2015 by Magda Chlebus

Tuberculosis is not a disease that one immediately associates with the developed world, the ongoing and misguided presumption being that it is confined to the globe’s poorer regions and populations. There is also an ill-conceived assumption among more prosperous nations that tuberculosis was essentially eradicated in their respective geographical areas sometime during the latter half of the 20th century.

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Events calendar

Events Calendar

IMI SUMMIT: A leap forwards for diabetes complications - Open Symposium
On 22/04/2015 (Malmö, Sweden)

SUMMIT is a pan-European research consortium that receives support from the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). It aims at identifying markers that predict the risks of developing diabetes chronic micro- and macro-vascular complications with focus on Diabetic Nephropathy (DN), Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), and Cardiovascular disease (CVD). 
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EFPIA- CPIA EU Pharmaceutical Industry Forum
On 16/05/2015 (Shanghai, China)

The workshop covers 4 different themes, namely Overview of pharmaceutical industry in China and EU, Patient access to innovative drugs, the Drug Administration Law (DAL) revision and Drug Quality and environment.

 

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Countdown - 1 week: EFPIA Annual Meetings 3-5 June 2015
From 03/06/2015 to 05/06/2015 (Luxembourg)

Only 1 week to go - Register Urgently

EFPIA will be holding its 2015 Annual Meetings from 3 to 5 June in Luxembourg. The event provides an unparalleled opportunity to discuss the key issues driving the European pharmaceutical and healthcare agenda as well as network with senior industry and European stakeholders.

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