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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 10 September 2020


A new start for healthcare systems

Nathalie Moll for Euractiv

The COVID-19 crisis has put the resilience and agility of European health systems to the test in an unprecedented way, and has reminded us about the crucial importance of health and wellbeing for our societies.

As we continue to rally together in the fight against COVID-19, we also need to collectively reflect on what this crisis has taught us so far, about the state of European health systems and European health collaboration, and what could be done better or differently in the future.

EFPIA believes that once we emerge from this crisis, we should not only rebuild our economies and get our societies back on their feet (...) Read more


Our latest publications


A new start for European health systems
08 September 2020

How to improve the resilience, responsiveness and readiness of health systems Read more

EFPIA statement on the European Regulatory Network Strategy to 2025
08 September 2020

EFPIA views the EUNS 2025 and the related EMA’s Regulatory Science Strategy to 2025 as essential to bringing the promising... Read more


2020 Connecting Healthcare Awards - Deadline is approaching!


Connecting Healthcare Awards 2020 – Apply Now
05 March 2020

Turn the spotlight on collaborative projects that make a difference to patients across Europe Read more




One privacy rule for Europe
Alexandre Entraygues, Head of Data Governance Group at EFPIA Read more

IMI carries the torch of medical innovation to fight against new and old diseases
The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) has established a neutral platform... Read more




Understand diabetes, rethink diabetes, share solutions
18 September 2020 (Virtual event)

Are we doing the best we can for the 60 million Europeans living with diabetes? Read more

Every day counts
21 September 2020 (Virtual event)

Accelerate access. Beat cancer. Read more

Digital health: Hope for diabetes in an uncertain and changing world?
23 September 2020 (EASD Virtual Annual Meeting – Wels Hall)

The use of technology & digital health solutions provides a new opportunity to give people a greater management and... Read more

How can the EU establish global leadership through an ambitious trade policy?
24 September 2020 (Virtual event)

Join us to debate on what the best way forward for EU Trade policy can be Read more

Neurological diseases: Lessons learnt from COVID and the future of neuroscience
28 September 2020 (Virtual event)

EFNA, EFPIA and EBC are delighted to invite you to join this virtual event. Read more

EU Health Summit 2020
26 October 2020 (Virtual event)

The EU Health Coalition is delighted to announce the second edition of the EU Health Summit. Read more


What we are reading


It is ‘not possible’ to predict COVID-19 vaccine date
On 07 September 2020 (Euractiv)

Nathalie Moll's interview with Greece’s MEGA TV channel. Read more

EU strategic resilience in innovative medicines
On 08 September 2020 (PHARMAnetwork)

By Koen Berden, Executive Director International Trade at EFPIA, and Elizabeth Kuiper, Executive Director of Public... Read more

Vaccine speed must not trump safety
On 08 September 2020 (Financial Times)

The writer is Thomas Cueni, director-general of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Read more