Health & Growth
Health is at the heart of Europe’s economic and social prosperity. Efpia believes Europe needs an integrated life science strategy for the EU. Towards that end, our industry is committed to partnering with all stakeholders to:
Now is the time for science, society and decision-makers to work together to tackle these issues and build healthier future for Europe and its citizens.
1) United Nations’ global development network: Human Development Report (access 2013)
2) OECD Health Statistics Database (accessed 2013); Eurostat Database (accessed 2013); 17 EU OECD Countries, population-weighted, current prices, PPP, $; Countries included: AT, BE, CZ, DK, FI, FR, DE, HU, IE, IT, LU, NL, PO, PT, SK, ES, SE
3) EFPIA: Pharmaceutical industry in figures (2013); Note: R&D intensity gain/loss calculated as difference between average R&D intensity in 1995-2000 and 2001-2006