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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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#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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#EAPM – Oh, brother! UK science minister Jo Johnson quits, as his sibling struggles

#EAPM – Oh, brother! UK science minister Jo Johnson quits, as his sibling struggles

| September 6, 2019

Greetings! Of late, it’s been very difficult to write an EAPM update without referring at some point to Brexit. So we won’t stop now…. As most of you may now know, the pro-Remain brother of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that he won’t stand at the next general election – although the word is that […]

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#EAPM – Sanity checks in the air as MPs pounce on unhealthy #Brexit plans

#EAPM – Sanity checks in the air as MPs pounce on unhealthy #Brexit plans

| September 4, 2019

Greetings, all! Well, there’s never a dull moment with Brexit, is there? What with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing a vote in the House of Commons on blocking a no deal, the launch of a massive ‘Get ready for Brexit’ campaign (undermined on the very same day by Michael Gove telling fibs about fresh food shortages – […]

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#EAPM – G7, #Brexit and the von der Leyen Commission

#EAPM – G7, #Brexit and the von der Leyen Commission

| August 22, 2019

Greetings, and welcome to the latest update from EAPM, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan.  Here at the Alliance we’re delighted to learn, via an announcement by Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, that current MEP Dubravka Šuica will be nominated as the country’s European commissioner. Dubravka was a strong ally of all of us going […]

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