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European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and associations

EFPIA Newsletter 31 January 2019


Real-world outcomes: cancer data partnership puts patients first

A special mention from the Health Collaboration Awards jury

NHS Wales Haematological Malignancy Data Solution received a special mention from the Health Collaboration Awards jury for their highly innovative approach of using data to optimise treatments.

A radical new data solution is set to capture myeloma patient experience, paving the way for personalised care and ‘commissioning for outcomes’.

NHS Wales is fast-becoming a leader in value-based healthcare. The latest example of its willingness to experiment with new models can be seen in a bold collaboration designed to rethink cancer care. Read more




Can GDPR work for health scientific research?
31 January 2019 - Brendan Barnes

As the workshop report commented “the health research sector has so far survived GDPR rather than being strengthened... Read more

A positive agenda for intellectual property in Switzerland (Guest blog)
29 January 2019

While the European Union seems to be backtracking on its commitment to strong IP framework, its competitors go in the... Read more




Interview with Nathalie Moll, Director General, EFPIA
ITN presenter Natasha Kaplinsky is joined by Nathalie Moll, EFPIA Director General, to talk about the commitment of... Read more

For The Chance
Millions of people wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for life-changing science. And many more wouldn't be living the... Read more




Antimicrobial Resistance Summit: Preventing an antibiotic apocalypse
26 March 2019 (BMA, London)

Dame Sally Davies, chief medical officer, UK Government, among other speakers, will be joining the discussion. 20% discount... Read more

EFGCP Annual Conference 2019: Making Clinical Research an Element of Better Healthcare
19 February 2019 (University Foundation, Brussels, Belgium)

What are the current challenges & immediate needs of clinical research? How to ensure patient centricity in treatment... Read more


What we are reading


SPC stockpiling provision would further damage European innovation
On 29 January 2019 (Geneva Network)

Philip Stevens, Director, Geneva Network: The introduction of the SPC manufacturing export... Read more

Pharma industry raises the alarm about stockpiling of generic drugs
On 29 January 2019 (Euractiv)

The industry of innovative medicines is concerned about a recent vote in the European... Read more

Brexit: What preparations are being made for a no-deal?
On 31 January 2019 (BBC)

It could become the UK's biggest peacetime emergency in almost a century. Unless a withdrawal... Read more