François Houÿez

  • Treatment Information and Access Director, Health Policy Advisor

François Houÿez is Director of Treatment Information and Access, Policy Advisor. He has always been working as a patient advocate since the early 90s. He joined EURORDIS in May 2003.

He represents EURORDIS at the Patients’ and Consumers’ Working Party at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and has been appointed external expert for the evaluation of marketing authorisation applications. He co-chairs the stakeholders’ forum of the EUnetHTA Joint Action.

He pioneered patient advocacy with the European Medicines Agency as part of the first patients’ delegation that engaged dialogue with the Agency back in 1996 and has continuously been involved in the agency activities during the last 26 years.
He has worked both as a volunteer and as an employee for a variety of patients’ organisations at national and international levels.

Please contact him if you have issues regarding access to care (medicines, medical devices, surgery, cross-border care...) as he is leading the EURORDIS Access Campaign.

François speaks French, English and some German.

François is also a patient.

Telephone: +33 1 56 53 52 18
Email: francois.houyez@eurordis.org

 
 
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