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A European Union that ensures patient access and sustainability

Date

03 Mar 2020 14:30 to 18:00

Address

Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU
92-98 Rue de Treves
  Brussels
Belgium

Section

Health & Consumers

Event Location

Brussels

Event Description

14h30 - Registration and welcome

15h00 - Welcome address

  • Dr. Tibor STELBACZKY, Ambassador Plenipotentiary, Deputy Permanent Representative of Hungary to the European Union

15h05 - Keynote address

  • Mr. Goran ŠTEFANIĆ, Ambassador Plenipotentiary, Deputy Permanent Representative of Croatia to the EU

15h10 - Keynote address

  • Christoph Stoller, President Medicines for Europe

15h15 - Introductory speeches

  • Breaking down silos for safe, effective and affordable medicines Sylvain Giraud - Head of Unit, Performance of national health systems, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission
  • Access to pharmaceuticals in CEE: potential to fulfil unmet needs Zoltán Kaló - Professor of Health Economics, Center for Health Technology Assessment, Semmelweis University
  • The new Commission vision in ensuring equitable and sustainable access Olga Solomon - Head of Unit Medicines: policy, authorisation and monitoring, Directorate General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission

 

15h45 - PANEL I: Overcoming access barriers to oncology treatment

  • Valerie Paris - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Zoltán Kaló - Professor of Health Economics, Center for Health Technology Assessment, Semmelweis University
  • Rosa Giuliani - Director of Public Policy, European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • Vera Pataki - Chair of the CEE Network, Medicines for Europe
  • Beata Ambroziewicz - Board of the European Cancer Patient Coalition and President of Polish Union of Patient Organisations - (tbc)

16h45 - Coffee Break

17h00 - PANEL II: Maintaining generic medicines availability and preventing shortages

  • Ilka Wölfle - President, European Social Insurance Platform
  • Adrian van den Hoven - Director General, Medicines for Europe
  • Stephanie Kohl - Policy and Advocacy Officer, European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP)

18h00 - Closing remarks

  • Edina TÓTH - Member of the Environment, Public health and Food safety Committee of the European Parliament (EPP)
  • Christoph Stoller - President Medicines for Europe Moderator all sessions: Aidan Fry, Stada and former editor at Informa (tbc)

18h50 - A cocktail reception will follow the seminar

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