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Pharma Should be at Heart of European Economic Reform, says EFPIA

The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) yesterday launched what it called “a landmark paper” outlining steps towards an integrated strategy for the life sciences sector in Europe. “Health & Growth — Working together for a healthy Europe” calls for a new generation of partnerships to address the EU’s growing health and competitiveness challenges. The […]
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European Pharma Launches Strategy Manifesto

Europe’s pharma industry association EFPIA has launched its ”Manifesto for an Integrated Life Sciences Strategy in Europe”. The manifesto is built on three “separate but highly interdependent pillars”: 1. Improve health outcomes & remove inequalities to better patient benefits; 2. Support sustainable & predictable healthcare systems to speed access to medicines; 3. Build a thriving innovative […]
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Six Steps to Better Cancer Care in Europe

A  report published yesterday provides recommendations for combating the “significant inequalities” affecting access to quality cancer care in Europe.
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Swedish Firm Honored for Rare Disease Treatments

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) was last night presented with a EURORDIS Award for its commercial and development portfolio in the field of rare diseases. The award also recognized the company’s track record on access to drugs and its collaboration with patient organizations. EURORDIS is Europe’s largest patient organization in rare diseases. Its CEO, Yann […]
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Europe: Expectations High for Rare Disease Day

Next week Europe will celebrate Rare Disease Day. This is an interesting example – one might almost say a rare example – of a successful attempt by a European interest group to capture public attention. It is now an annual awareness-raising event co-ordinated by the European rare diseases lobby group, EURORDIS. For this year’s celebration, […]
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