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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 22 October 2020


19 Conversations | The EFPIA podcast series


Podcast: How does a pharmaceutical SME function?
22 October 2020

Welcome to 19 conversations Read more




Harnessing the potential of data to strengthen the resilience of health systems (Guest blog)...
22 October 2020 - Chris Walker

EFPIA releases position on a European Health Data Space Read more

The Invisible Woman: Hidden Within the Statics (Guest blog)
22 October 2020 - Kees Roks

As stakeholders, we need to be aware that each statistic represents a personal struggle we may easily miss if we don’t... Read more

Paediatric oncology drug development – Accelerating the momentum
22 October 2020 - Solange Corriol-Rohou

September was designated Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to bring awareness to childhood cancers, which remain the... Read more


Are we spending smart in healthcare?


Watch again our virtual event
How can smart spending improve long-term outcomes while keeping the systems sustainable and flexible in order to respond... Read more

The new video
According to the OECD, 20% of healthcare expenditure is spent inefficiently, making no meaningful contribution to patients’... Read more




EU Health Summit 2020
26 October 2020 (Virtual event)

The EU Health Coalition is delighted to announce the second edition of the EU Health Summit. Read more

Orphan Medicines: how to sustain innovation in an area of high unmet need?
30 October 2020 (Virtual event)

For every case where a new treatment has been developed there are however many more rare diseases that still need treatment... Read more

IMI Stakeholder Forum 2020
10 November 2020 (Virtual event)

The theme this year is 'Broader horizons: growing Europe’s health partnership'. Read more

POLITICO's Health Care Summit
17 November 2020 (Virtual event)

Join the many thought-provoking discussions on November 17-18, where you'll be able to debate the biggest EU health... Read more


What we are reading


Response to European Parliament’s Resolution on medicine shortages of 17 September 2020
On 20 October 2020 (The European Files)

By Simon White, Chair of EFPIA Supply Chain Working Group Read more

As Covid-19 surges across Europe, countries fear drug shortages
On 16 October 2020 (NBC News)

Nathalie Moll explains that drug shortfalls occur “when the level of collaboration isn't good enough, and when the data... Read more

Falsified medicines and the hospital setting
On 08 October 2020 (Clinical Service Journal)

What other benefits can be gained in the hospital setting? Read more