Tag Archives: European Commission

Saving Greece's Healthcare System: A Harbinger for Europe?

A just-published report from the European taskforce trying to help Greece crawl out of its crisis makes clear just how significant a role health reform is supposed to play in restoring health to the economy. It is, in a very acute form, a harbinger of what is around the corner for the other countries of […]
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Clinical Trials Caught in Fallout of EC Health Minister Departure

The abrupt departure of Europe’s health commissioner continues to resonate across the European Union – and to leave plans for new clinical trials legislation without a patron, writes Peter O’ Donnell of Applied Clinical Trials. John Dalli, the former Maltese finance minister, was forced out of his job as Europe’s health supremo in mid-October, over […]
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Europe: Health Commissioner's Sudden Exit Spotlights Regulation Crisis

The sudden departure of EC Health Commissioner John Dalli tops an already difficult year for the European pharma regulators, writes Reflector. The abrupt departure of Health Commissioner John Dalli in highly controversial circumstances comes on top of an extremely difficult year for the European Medicines Agency (EMA). At the same time, one of the main […]
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Patients Wade into the European Pricing Debate

Patient groups are a growing force, not just in the debate around tactical areas of medical specialities, but also on the vital question of pricing and reimbursement rules. But will their voices be heard? Reflector reports. An important third party is struggling to make its voice heard in European pharma discussions. Drug pricing is not […]
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"Data is the New Oil": Open Access to Sweep Europe?

The European Commission has followed the UK government’s plans to make all publicly funded scientific research available for free, announcing that it will improve access to scientific information in Europe. The UK’s proposal, on the table since last year, was confirmed on Monday by Universities and Science Minister David Willetts. The scheme will make research […]
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