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Riga Health Conference – Universal health: Investing in Health and Wellbeing for All

June 29th-30th, 2015 Radison BLU Hotel Latvija, Riga, Latvia

Topics will include:
  • Investing in Efficient European Health Systems which Prevent Disease
  • Ensuring Improved Health Outcomes and Reduced Inequalities
  • Developing Systems for People Centred and Sustainable Health Service Delivery

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Partner Event: MPNE 2015 – The risk of not taking risks in melanoma

24th- 26th April 2015

HOTEL MARIVAUX BRUSSELS
Boulevard Adolphe Max 98
1000 Brussels - Belgium
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Webinar: MAPPs – New Tools for Decision Making

April 14th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CEST

What is the current status of MAPPs in Europe and the US?

Featuring:
  • Luca Pani, Director General, Italian Medicines Agency
  • Gigi Hirsch, Executive Director, CBI and Program Director, NEWDIGS, MIT, USA
  • James Anderson, Head of Corporate Government Affairs, GlaxoSmithKline, UK
  • Duane Schulthess, Managing Director, Vital Transformation (moderator)
   

News

  • EFPIA MAPPs Session

Event Report – MAPPs: Saving Time, Saving Lives

June 24th, 2015|Comments Off on Event Report – MAPPs: Saving Time, Saving Lives

While progress is often slow and laborious when trying to gain traction for new ideas in the ‘Brussels Bubble’, there was much to be optimistic about in the Medicine’s Adaptive Pathways to Patients (MAPPs) meeting held on Thursday June 4 in Luxembourg. Organised as part of EFPIA’s general assembly, a broad cross section of stakeholders attended the MAPPs session to hear what had been accomplished over the last twelve months and discover how the initiative is being moved forward in partnership with the second Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI2) and the European Medicine’s Agency (EMA).

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Press Release: Healthcare Consultancy Vital Transformation Expands to United States with Opening of Washington D.C. Office

May 29th, 2015|Comments Off on Press Release: Healthcare Consultancy Vital Transformation Expands to United States with Opening of Washington D.C. Office

Healthcare consultancy Vital Transformation is expanding to the United States with the addition of a new partner to head its operations in Washington D.C. Joseph P. Hammang, Ph.D., will join the Vital Transformation team, overseeing the company’s work in the U.S. and supporting its growing presence in Europe.

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Interview: Get Real – Using real world data for decision-making in R&D and health technology assessment

May 20th, 2015|Comments Off on Interview: Get Real – Using real world data for decision-making in R&D and health technology assessment

Real world evidence holds the potential to both increase efficiency in R&D and to bridge the gap between the proof of efficacy required to pass regulatory scrutiny and the demonstration of likely effectiveness needed to satisfy health technology assessment bodies, says Professor Sarah Garner, Associate Director for Science Policy and Research at NICE.

  • Luca Pani

Interview with Top Drug Regulator: Adaptive Licensing is a New Paradigm – for Everyone

April 24th, 2015|Comments Off on Interview with Top Drug Regulator: Adaptive Licensing is a New Paradigm – for Everyone

Reinventing how medicines come to market demands new thinking from regulators, payors, patients and industry, says Professor Luca Pani, Director General of the Italian Medicines Agency. A full transcript of the interview can be downloaded via the link at the end of the article.