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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 14 November 2019


How can your health data save lives?

#DataSavesLives has officially been launched at the EPF Congress 2019

Data Saves Lives is a multi-stakeholder initiative, led by the European Patients’ Forum (EPF) and the European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (i~HD), seeking to raise wider patient and public awareness about the importance of health data, improving understanding of how it is used and establishing a trusted environment for multi-stakeholder dialogue about responsible use and good practices across Europe.




A wake-up call for HTA bodies and payers on assessing and valuing person-centered therapeutic...
12 November 2019

Person-centered therapeutic innovations can have a significant and tangible impact on patients’ quality of life, improve... Read more




Improving health outcomes for people with diabetes
21 November 2019 (European Parliament)

The role of data, access to innovation and integrated care Read more

The Economist Events' War on Cancer Summit 2019
26 November 2019 (London)

Celebrating success, accelerating progress Read more

Joint EFPIA & EFGCP Multi-Stakeholder Workshop on Paediatric Unmet Medical Needs
12 December 2019 (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

The workshop will be the opportunity to exchange opinions and develop mutually acceptable criteria for joint and informed... Read more

10th European Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Products
14 May 2020 (Virtual event)

The upcoming ECRD 2020 will be held 100% online! Read more


What we are reading


Expert: New European Commission should focus on the outcomes of diabetes
On 14 November 2019 (Euractiv)

The new European Commission should focus on the outcomes of diabetes rather than on the processes within the healthcare... Read more

Health at a Glance 2019 : OECD Indicators
On 07 November 2019 (OECD)

Health at a Glance compares key indicators for population health and health system performance across OECD members,... Read more

A new EU industrial strategy would drive health and growth
On 05 November 2019 (The Parliament Magazine)

Europe must play to its strengths and pharma is an area of strategic economic and social value where the EU is a global... Read more