EUCOPE News

News - February 13, 2019

Germany Agrees on New Pharmaceutical Bill

On 30 January, the German government has agreed on a draft Act for more safety in the supply of pharmaceuticals (“GSAV”). Although the wording of the original bill has been amended since it was released by the Ministry of Health… read more


News - January 24, 2019

EURORDIS Multi-stakeholder Symposium, 13-14 February, Brussels

EURORDIS, the non-profit alliance representing rare diseases patient organisations will organise its 3rd Multi-Stakeholder Symposium on Improving Patients’ Access to Rare Disease Therapies on 13-14 February 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. The event will bring together stakeholders from various backgrounds to… read more


News - January 10, 2019

EMA Public Consultation on Patient Registries

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has released for public consultation a discussion paper on the use of patient disease registries for regulatory purposes – methodological and operational considerations. Patient registries are organised systems that use observational methods to collect uniform… read more


News - November 27, 2018

Changes in sight for OMPs and biosimilars in Germany?

The German Ministry of Health recently released a draft bill proposal that would introduce significant changes to the legislation on Orphan Medicinal Products (OMPs) and biosimilars in Germany. The bill, which has yet to pass the Cabinet for approval, sets… read more


News - November 21, 2018

Brexit: Is long-term cooperation on health in jeopardy?

In a letter addressed to Martin Selmayr, European Commission Secretary General, the European health community – patients, researchers, pharmaceutical companies – raised its concerns about the lack of contingency measures specific to the continued collaboration on health and asks for… read more