[A2k] Conference: "Can We Afford the Current Model of Medical Innovation?", Brussels, Nov. 18, 2010

Gaelle Krikorian gaelle.krikorian at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 08:59:55 PDT 2010

Can We Afford the Current Model of Medical Innovation?

Towards New Models of Innovation

18 November 2010, 09:00 - 13:50

At present, we suffer from a lack of public health-driven medical
innovation and poor global access to essential medicines. At the same
time in the EU and around the world, governments are incapable of facing
the growing cost of health care of which medicine prices are an
important factor. To respond to global health needs, new models of
affordable and socially useful medical innovation are needed. This
meeting will bring together experts, NGO representatives, scientists and
academics, with input from the pharmaceutical industry, European
policymakers and country delegates to advance the implementation of EU
policy and budget decisions that support new models of biomedical


Room (TBC), European Parliament, Brussels


Thijs Berman MEP, Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats

Eva Joly MEP, The Greens/EFA

Carl Schlyter MEP, The Greens /EFA and on behalf of the

European Parliament Working Group on Innovation, Access to Medicines and
Poverty-Related Diseases

NGO Sponsors:

Health Action International (HAI) Europe

IQ Sensato Group

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)

Oxfam International

TransAtlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD)

To register for this event, please send a completed registration form
(www.haiweb.org ) to Marine Avrillon at marine at haiweb.org

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