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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 17 June 2021


New Presidency team at EFPIA

Yesterday, the EFPIA General Assembly confirmed Hubertus von Baumbach (Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors at Boehringer Ingelheim) as President of EFPIA for the next two years. The General Assembly also confirmed Novo Nordisk President and CEO, Lars Fruergaard Jørgensen as First Vice-president of EFPIA for the same term. Mr Olivier Laureau, President of Servier, completes the new presidency team at EFPIA as Second Vice President. Read the press release here.

Watch the video message from Hubertus von Baumbach here:




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From our blog


Unlocking the potential of the European Health Data Space to improve diabetes management in...
17 June 2021 - Chantal Mathieu - Maurizio Guidi

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Regulatory Pathways for an Integral Drug-Device Combination Product Platform based on Quality...
17 June 2021 - Andrew Lennard

Using a platform approach in the development of an integral drug-device combination product provides an opportunity... Read more

Can partnerships help boost vaccine supply? (Guest blog)
14 June 2021 - Steffen Lang

An interview with Dr Steffen Lang, Global Head of Novartis Technical Operations and member of the Executive Committee... Read more

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11 June 2021 - Birgit Bauer

Every project for patients would deserve an award for the effort, for coming together to realize an idea to help patients.... Read more




Unlocking the power of health data: the promise of the European Health Data Space
A virtual event hosted by EFPIA and MedTech Europe Read more

Five steps to urgently advance COVID-19 vaccine equity
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The Animal Welfare Body - a catalyst for progress
18 June 2021 (Virtual Event)

A meeting convened by EFPIA and the RSPCA, with input from FELASA and EFAT Read more

AMR: how can we prevent the next pandemic?
24 June 2021 (Virtual event)

An EFPIA virtual event Read more

Beating cancer: Looking ahead, learning from the past
25 June 2021 (Virtual event)

The Impact of COVID-19 on Patient Access to Cancer Care in Europe Read more

How can COVID-19 treatments help us on the road to recovery?
29 June 2021 (Virtual event)

An EFPIA virtual event Read more


What we are reading


Value-based Vaccination: What's the Cost of Non-vaccination for Public Health?
On 16 June 2021 (Eventbrite)

This webinar brings together experts from different fields to showcase the value-based decision-making in vaccination... Read more

Health systems after COVID-19 – Building resilience through a value-based approach
On 08 June 2021 (European Alliance for Value in Health)

A Discussion Paper from the European Alliance for Value in Health. Read more