3rd EURORDIS Multi-Stakeholder Symposium on Improving Patients’ Access to Rare Disease Therapies

Let’s make a pact to ensure patients’ sustainable access to rare disease therapies

13-14 February 2019 
Crowne Plaza Brussels – Le Palace, Rue Gineste 3, 1210 Brussels, Belgium
Metro Station: Rogier

Final Programme

Pre-Symposium Webinars

Two webinars have taken place ahead of this Symposium to provide the knowledge needed to effectively participate in discussions at the event.

 

First pre-symposium webinar

24 January, 15.00 - 16.00 CET. 

Covering topics in breakout sessions 2 and 3. Webinar speakers:

  • Anna Bucsics, University of Vienna; Project Advisor, Mechanism of Coordinated Access to orphan medicinal products (MoCA)
  • Simone Boselli, Public Affairs Director, EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe

 

Second pre-symposium webinar

31 January, 15h00 - 16h00 CET. 

Covering topics in breakout sessions 1 and 4. Webinar speakers:

  • Victoria Hedley, Newcastle University, Rare Disease Policy Manager, Newcastle University John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre, MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, Institute of Genetic Medicine
  • Simone Boselli, Public Affairs Director, EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe

 

 

Overview

The event provided a platform for discussions with patient advocates, policy makers, payers, HTA bodies, clinicians, healthcare industry executives and investors on how to improve patients’ access to rare disease medicines. Attendees were able to learn more about actions planned ahead of the European elections in May 2019.

Views expressed by participants will go towards producing a roadmap document, which will offer practical and implementable solutions and set out the commitment of all players, working towards the goal of accelerating the development of, and guaranteeing timely and universal access to, rare disease therapies.

This roadmap will be broadly disseminated to European and national institutions ahead of the May 2019 European parliamentary elections.

Main profiles at the event:

  • Patient advocates
  • Payers, health technology assessment (HTA) bodies, and national Competent Authorities
  • Policy makers and regulators
  • Clinicians and academics
  • Pharmaceutical and biotech industry leaders
  • Consultants and Investors

Documents

Accommodation

Hotel accommodation is not provided by EURORDIS.

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Official partners

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Contact

Questions regarding this event? Please contact Martina Bergna, Events Junior Manager: martina.bergna@eurordis.org

 

 

 
 
A voz das pessoas com doenças raras na EuropaEURORDIS A voz internacional das pessoas com doenças raras, Rare Diseases InternacionalRare Disease International Reúne doentes, famílias e especialistas para partilhar experiências num fórum multilinguístico. RareConnect O programa Rare Barometer é uma iniciativa da EURORDIS para a realização de inquéritos para transformar a experiência das pessoas com doenças raras em números e factos que podem ser partilhados com os responsáveis pela tomada de decisões.Rare Barometer An international awareness raising campaign taking place on the last day of February each year, Rare Disease Day is a EURORDIS initiativeRare Disease Day Adira ao maior encontro europeu das partes interessadas no âmbito das doenças raras na Conferência Bienal Europeia sobre Doenças Raras e Produtos Órfãos. A ECRD é uma iniciativa da EURORDISEuropean Conference on Rare Diseases