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7 May 2015
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Addressing the challenges faced by European Bio-pharmaceutical sector
06 May 2015

The European bio-pharmaceutical sector faces a range of challenges that need to be addressed if the sector is to flourish for the benefit of patients, [...] Read more

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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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FT Digital Health Summit Europe
On 10/06/2015 (London)

The Financial Times is delighted to announce the FT Digital Health Summit Europe: Delivering Scalable and Affordable Innovations, taking place on Wednesday 10th June, in London, UK. Digital [...] Read more

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STEPs in the Right Direction to a Brave New, Healthier & SMART Europe
From 02/06/2015 to 03/06/2015 (Brussels)

The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine look forward to welcoming you to our third annual conference, to be held at the University Foundation in Brussels on 2-3 June. The conference will focus on the fact that health policies need to recognise and tackle the inherent health system vulnerabilities faced, specifically, by smaller countries and in the regions of the larger ones.

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What we are reading

What we are reading

How to build a healthcare system for all in India
07 May 2015 (Business Insider)

Recently, I had an opportunity to interact with Healthcare experts who had converged in Delhi at the EU India Health Summit on April 29 to discuss the state of healthcare in India. The major point of discussion was the performance of the Narendra Modi administration over the last twelve months. Without a doubt the common view was that the Government had done a great job of presenting a positive picture about the country, instill hope within its people, inspiring the youth, making business see possibilities etc. The initial positive feeling now seems to be waning specifically with regard to the healthcare community within the country and abroad.

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Commission says diabetes rates are not improving
07 May 2015 (EurActiv)

An estimated 32 million people in the European Union (8.1%) are living with diabetes in 2013. Diabetes affects the quality for those persons having diabetes and their relatives, but it is also a chronic disease which is a heavy financial burden on EU healthcare systems. Therefore, the EU must make a concerted effort towards seeking a more coherent strategy among member states to tackle the diabetes epidemic in Europe, says the EU Diabetes Working Group (EUDWG).

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