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#EAPM – Parliament united on cancer, but #VDL still can’t please everyone

#EAPM – Parliament united on cancer, but #VDL still can’t please everyone

| September 20, 2019

Welcome to EAPM’s latest health-care update, and let’s kick-off today with news that the evaluation of the orphan drugs and paediatrics regulations should be published at the beginning of 2020, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. This according to soon-to-depart Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, who said as much to the European Parliament during its […]

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#EAPM – Spahn caution on HTA, while #vdL faces ‘EU way of life’ grilling

#EAPM – Spahn caution on HTA, while #vdL faces ‘EU way of life’ grilling

| September 18, 2019

Greetings, colleagues. It’s Strasbourg week for MEPs, which usually means plenty going on. But before that… The whole issue over health technology assessment continues. As you may recall, the European Commission’s amended plans are now at Council level, and Germany’s Health Minister Jens Spahnhas had a couple of things to say about progress, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine […]

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#EAPM – Commissioners (and Boris) to get their day in ‘court’

#EAPM – Commissioners (and Boris) to get their day in ‘court’

| September 13, 2019

While the British government awaits a UK Supreme Court ruling over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson misled the Queen over the proroguing of Parliament, the Ursula von der Leyen team of would-be Commissioners await their turn for a grilling by MEPs, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. The European Parliament currently plans to […]

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#Vaccination – European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of #Vaccines

#Vaccination – European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of #Vaccines

| September 13, 2019

                                On 12 September, the European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world’s first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread […]

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#BorisJohnson has clear path to watering down key #FoodRegulations in pursuit of UK/US trade deal, warns #UKTPO

#BorisJohnson has clear path to watering down key #FoodRegulations in pursuit of UK/US trade deal, warns #UKTPO

| September 11, 2019

The UK public faces the prospect of watered-down food regulations after Brexit with Parliament having little say, the UK Trade Policy Observatory (UK TPO) is warning. New analysis by legal experts at the University of Sussex-based UK TPO warns that stringent regulation, which currently restricts some of the more controversial US food produce from UK […]

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#InsulinFraud unfolds in Moldova – Ukrainian #Farmak company allegedly involved

#InsulinFraud unfolds in Moldova – Ukrainian #Farmak company allegedly involved

| September 11, 2019

In July 2019, the National Anti-corruption Centre in Moldova instituted criminal proceedings in connection with public procurement of Strim insulin. The issue is the products manufactured by Farmak SAP, one of the largest Ukrainian pharmaceutical companies, the Talk Finance reports According to Angela Starinschi, the press secretary of the anti-corruption authority, the centre is conducting […]

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#EAPM – Cypriot commissioner-designate awarded health brief

#EAPM – Cypriot commissioner-designate awarded health brief

| September 10, 2019

Greetings, colleagues! Hot-off-the-press comes news from Brussels today (10 September), as the proposed Ursula von der Leyen College of Commissioners is revealed in full, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. With it comes the news that the nominee from Cyprus, Stella Kyriakides, has been given the health portfolio. Stella has previously worked with […]

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