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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 22 July 2021


EFPIA Connecting Healthcare Guide 2021

The 2021 Connecting Healthcare Guide is here! Featuring patient organisation-industry collaborations that have applied for the 2021 Awards, this is a valuable source of inspiration on collaborative projects to improve patients’ lives. A big thank you to all partners who have contributed to these projects. Download the guide here.

In case you missed it, you can also read EFPIA's first Patient Engagement Newsletter available here.




Health Systems after COVID-19 – charting a course for a healthier Europe
14 July 2021

EFPIA believes that once we emerge from this crisis, we should not only rebuild our economies and get our societies... Read more


From our blog


Beyond the Basics: Tackling post-Covid healthcare challenges in Central and Eastern Europe...
16 July 2021 - David Earnshaw

We need to start to reimagine our healthcare systems. We cannot afford to go back to where we were before. Now is the... Read more

Nobody Left Outside (Guest blog)
14 July 2021 - Boris Azaïs

Through advocacy and policy briefs, the NLO coalition has been instrumental in raising awareness of the challenges faced... Read more

Patient Engagement. A personal, organisational and cross-industry priority that needs to drive...
13 July 2021 - Nathalie Moll

A blog by Nathalie Moll Read more




Health Systems after COVID-19 - how can the industry contribute to strengthened resilience?...
24 September 2021 (Virtual event)

In the effort to making health systems more resilient to future pandemics and other shocks, both public institutions... Read more

How can we close the East-West healthcare investment gap in Europe? 
04 October 2021 (Virtual event)

Public healthcare spending in CEE countries has grown over time, but at a slower pace than GDP growth and today the... Read more


What we are reading


South African firm to help make Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine
On 21 July 2021 (Reuters)

Pfizer and BioNTech have struck a deal for South Africa's Biovac Institute to help manufacture around 100 million doses... Read more

European Patient Digital Health Awards
On 20 July 2021 (

Apply now for the European Patient Digital Health Awards! The Awards aim to discover and recognise the best digital... Read more

Eurordis Black Pearl Awards
On 19 July 2021 (Eurordis)

Don't miss your chance to nominate your star of the rare disease community, or enter yourself, for one of the EURORDIS... Read more