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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations
   

EFPIA Newsletter 22 November 2018

 
 
 
   

Develop a Smart Trade agenda to promote investment

 
A blog by Koen Berden

In the sixth blog in our series looking at the story behind the EFPIA Manifesto, Koen Berden, Executive Director for International Affairs at EFPIA highlights the importance of a smart trade agenda to promote investment. We believe such an agenda is vital to create the necessary framework conditions to support national health care systems under pressure from the prevalence of chronic diseases and ageing populations.

The often-heard critique with respect to trade policy is that it is very high-level and abstract with limited relevance for real-life challenges that patients face. So, let’s turn the starting point around and begin from the perspective of the patient. 

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News

 

BREXIT: Putting Patients First
22 November 2018

As the EU leaders gather in Brussels on 25 November 2018 to endorse the withdrawal agreement and political declaration... Read more

EFPIA companies and public partners join up to improve health data eco-system in Europe
22 November 2018

The mission of EHDEN is to provide a new paradigm for the discovery and analysis of health data in Europe, by building... Read more

 
 
 
   

2018 Health Collaboration Awards

 

EFPIA Announces the Winners of the 2018 Health Collaboration Awards
22 November 2018

With over 80 entries received from across Europe, The Health Collaboration Awards gives an opportunity to showcase collaborative... Read more

 
 
 
   

Events

 

EU Health Summit - A shared vision for health
29 November 2018 (Crowne Plaza Hotel, Brussels)

A multi-stakeholder event organised from within and across the health community to discuss how Europe could develop... Read more

EBE 7th Annual regulatory Conference
04 December 2018 (London, UK)

Delivering the promises of advanced therapies to patients requires marketing authorisation as well as successful outcomes... Read more

The 3rd annual Patients as Partners EU
28 January 2019 (London)

The only conference in Europe that demonstrates how to involve patients throughout the entire medicines development... Read more

Symposium: Accessibility and Impact of High Value Medicines - Science, Patients & Politics
15 January 2019 (London)

A unique forum where advanced scientists, health authorities, patient advocates & industry decision-makers confront... Read more

 
 
 
   

What we are reading

 

UK, EU agree draft plan for post-Brexit ties
On 22 November 2018 (POLITICO)

Negotiators agreed a draft text Thursday on the post-Brexit relationship between Britain and the European Union, paving... Read more