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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 17 January 2019


‘Diabetes champions’: change powered by partnership

Diabetes champions is the winner of the Health Collaboration Award

85 health professionals equipped with leadership skills needed to deliver change

Nobody is better placed than healthcare professionals to identify challenges in local health service delivery. Not only can those on the front line diagnose problems, they can also prescribe changes that improve patient outcomes and make health systems more efficient.

Diabetes is a case in point. The rapid rise in diabetes in Europe represents a significant burden on patients and poses a threat to the sustainability of health systems. In the UK alone, diabetes absorbs around 10% of the National Health Service budget. Much of this is spent on treating preventable complications of diabetes.
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EFPIA response to the Council's position on the draft regulation which introduces a manufacturing...
16 January 2019

In order to ensure that Europe remains a competitive and attractive investment destination for innovative healthcare... Read more

EFPIA response to the UK parliament’s decision to reject the Brexit withdrawal agreement and...
15 January 2019

EFPIA notes the UK parliament’s decision to reject the Brexit withdrawal agreement and political declaration Read more




Policy Principles on Cross-country Collaborations on Medicines’ Pricing and Access
16 January 2019 - Nathalie Moll

Our perspective is that cross-country collaborations will only bring benefits to European patients if they are based... Read more




ECCRT Data Transparency Conference
12 February 2019 (Brussels)

Demystifying Clinical Data Transparency: Lessons learnt so far Read more

Antimicrobial Resistance Summit: Preventing an antibiotic apocalypse
26 March 2019 (BMA, London)

Dame Sally Davies, chief medical officer, UK Government, among other speakers, will be joining the discussion. 20% discount... Read more


What we are reading


Supporting UHC And Better Explaining IP – The 2019 Pharma Industry Agenda
On 16 January 2019 (IP Watch)

By Thomas Cueni, Director General, International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA)... Read more

Q and A: Data’s growing role in access to cancer care
On 17 January 2019 (POLITICO)

In France, experts say real-world data will be key to evaluating drugs and making sure patients get all the help they... Read more