Tag Archives: EU
By Pharm Exec | Published: March 28, 2014
Adrian van den Hoven, Director General of the European Generics Association (EGA), this week called for the removal of barriers to generic medicines across the European Union.
By Reflector | Published: March 10, 2014
The plan to accelerate generic pricing and reimbursement has become another tragic European casualty, writes Brussels correspondent Reflector.
By Pharm Exec | Published: February 21, 2014
Europe’s leading pharma industry bodies — EFPIA, EGA, EuropaBio, AESGP and EUCOPE — have issued a joint statement to express concern about “the increasing financial burden of regulatory costs incurred since the adoption of the pharmacovigilance package in 2010″. Procedural fees such as for pharmacovigilance referrals, they argue, have been significantly increased in the last […]
By Guest Blogger | Published: February 13, 2014
As the United Kingdom debate about whether to stay in the European Union becomes more bitter and intense, an insight into how EU membership impacts on medicines and pharmaceuticals has appeared from a British politician who was until recently the UK Government Adviser on Life Sciences, George Freeman. His view—which is less than rosy—is worth […]
By Reflector | Published: February 3, 2014
Reflector looks at the growing pains of the European Medicine Agency (EMA) as it faces the key policy challenges of 2014. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is 20 years old this year — and it confronts many of the problems familiar to anyone at that age. After the vigorous growth and boundless optimism of its […]