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Statement on SPC Regulation amendment 22-10-2018

 
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Public payers call for a more ambitious text on Supplementary Protection Certificates

The European Social Insurance Platform (ESIP) calls on EU legislators to ensure that patients’ access to high quality and affordable healthcare is put at the centre of the discussions on the Commission proposal to amend the EU Regulation on Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC).

 

Moving towards effective EU cooperation on HTA 03-10-2018

 
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Adoption of the HTA report in plenary

The European Social Insurance Platform (ESIP) welcomes the adoption of the ENVI report in the plenary session of the European Parliament. The outcome of the vote largely supported the work of the ENVI Committee on the proposal for a Regulation on Health Technology Assessment (HTA), with few additional amendments.

Multi-stakeholder workshop on biosimilars 14-09-2018

 
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A crucial milestone in achieving increased patient access to biological therapies

The European Commission today organised its 4th annual workshop on biosimilar medicines, bringing together patients, specialist nurses, doctors, pharmacists, payers, academics, public authorities, and industry across Europe.

Adoption of the ENVI report on HTA 13-09-2018

 
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ESIP welcomes a balanced approach to HTA at EU level

The European Social Insurance Platform warmly welcomes the outcome of the vote in the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament on the proposal for a Regulation on Health Technology Assessment (HTA).