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#EAPM – Need to speed ‘awesome’ developments in personalised medicine, Congress told

#EAPM – Need to speed ‘awesome’ developments in personalised medicine, Congress told

| December 4, 2019

The opening day of the Third Annual Congress organized by the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) saw a multitude of stakeholders working hard to bring innovation into modern-day health care, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Tuesday’s (3 December) gathering coincided with yesterday’s meeting of EU health attachés on […]

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#EAPM – Rare diseases, orphan drugs and development of ERNs

#EAPM – Rare diseases, orphan drugs and development of ERNs

| June 27, 2019

The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) has always campaigned for equal access for patients to the best care and treatments available, and this more than holds true for sufferers of rare diseases, writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan. The Orphan Medicines Regulation, which the EU adopted in 2000, has helped in the development of relevant medicines for rare-disease […]

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#EAPM – EU heavyweights show Commission #HTA proposal yellow card

#EAPM – EU heavyweights show Commission #HTA proposal yellow card

| June 26, 2018

France and Germany have speedily published their views on the European Commission’s proposals for mandatory joint clinical assessment (JCA) on Health Technology Assessment (HTA). The latter were widely discussed by the larger member states at a meeting of EU health ministers in Luxembourg last week.  The two big nations have kicked the mandatory option well-and-truly into […]

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#EAPM – Mandatory HTA proposal a work in progress, but DG SANTE safe

#EAPM – Mandatory HTA proposal a work in progress, but DG SANTE safe

| June 25, 2018

An important EPSCO health ministers meeting took place in Brussels last week. And although it didn’t quite eclipse the Belgian demolition of Tunisia in the World Cup in Russia at the weekend, it covered some vital ground, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. Meanwhile, it looks as though the under-threat DG SANTE has […]

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#EAPM – Health-care training comes to the fore in Warsaw

#EAPM – Health-care training comes to the fore in Warsaw

| June 21, 2018

A summer school to bring young health-care professionals up to speed in the fast-changing world of personalised medicine has been in full swing this week. writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. More than 100 young HCPs and faculty members have gathered in Warsaw for a highly interactive event run by the […]

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#EAPM – Moving forward with health care in Europe

#EAPM – Moving forward with health care in Europe

| June 20, 2018

When it comes to health care in the EU we are facing challenging times, but there is also much innovation, so what does the future hold? Firstly, given the huge leaps in science (notably in genetics, but not exclusively) ongoing education for health-care professionals (HCPs) is key, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director […]

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#EAPM – Urgent action needed to train young professionals as health-care systems creak

#EAPM – Urgent action needed to train young professionals as health-care systems creak

| June 19, 2018

The health-care sector in the EU is huge, providing employment for many citizens and playing a significant role in Europe’s economy.  With an ageing population and, with it, increasing demand, that is not going to change any time soon, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  But it is not just […]

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