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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 19 December 2019


HTA: Europe cannot afford an inefficient system

Jean-Christophe Tellier, President of EFPIA and CEO of UCB, looks at the Commission Proposal for a European Regulation on Health Technology Assessment (read here). 




A European Cancer Plan – For better, more equal access to cancer care (Guest blog)
18 December 2019 - Kathi Apostolidis - Mike Morrissey - Alexander Roediger

In a joint effort, ECCO, ECPC and EFPIA have recently put the European Cancer Plan on the agenda of a session of the... Read more




France - A New Method, New Framework, and New Roadmap for Improved Patient Access
20 December 2019 (Webinar)

Discussion on the current access challenges to access to new, innovative oncology treatments in Europe Read more

EU Health Coalition New Year's Reception
08 January 2020 (Brussels)

Kindly hosted by Tiemo Wölken, S&D-MEP Read more

Save the Date | Joint EFGCP-EFPIA multi-stakeholder discussion
15 January 2020 (Crowne Plaza Le Palace, Brussels)

Roadmap Initiative to Good Lay Summary Practices Read more

Seasonal influenza vaccination: Progressing towards the EU’s 75% target
21 January 2020 (Brussels)

Save the Date! Read more


What we are reading


A modern approach to Health Technology Assessment
On 17 December 2019 (The Parliament Magazine)

HTA rapporteur Tiemo Wölken: Dropping mandatory uptake is 'red line' for European Parliament Read more

Sign up for the IMI2 – Call 20 webinars
On 17 December 2019 (IMI)

IMI2 – Call 20 will be launched in January 2020 and features topics on cancer, tuberculosis, psoriasis, drugs based... Read more

The EU Health Coalition highlights the need for concrete measures for better health for people...
On 13 December 2019 (EU Health Coalition)

The EU Health Coalition welcomes the publication of the 2019 edition of the State of Health in the EU country profiles... Read more