18th Workshop, Brussels: "Corporate Responsibility in Improving Access to Orphan Medicinal Products"

18th Workshop of the EURORDIS Round Table of Companies

Corporate Responsibility in Improving Access to Orphan Medicinal Products

 

February 27th, 2013

Brussels, Belgium

This Workshop focused on Corporate Responsibility in the context of the current economic situation across Europe, taking into consideration the national plans for rare diseases that EU Member States are urged to develop by the end of 2013. Bringing together more than 80 participants from 11 countries in the European Union, the USA and Canada, the workshop featured the participation of Thomas Heynisch, (European Commission, DG Enterprise), Johan van Calster, (former Head of Belgian Medicines Agency), Richard Bergström  (Director General, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry Association) and other stakeholders. The daylong event moved forward understanding of the complex issues involved in the process of fostering more equitable and rapid medicinal product access for people living with a rare disease across Europe.

Participants: 80

Programme 

Concept Paper 

Proceedings

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The voice of rare disease patients in EuropeEURORDIS The international voice of people living with rare diseasesRare Disease International Bringing together patients, families and experts to share experiences in a moderated multi-language forum. RareConnect The Rare Barometer Programme is a EURORDIS initiative that carries out surveys to transform rare disease patients' experiences into figures and facts that can be shared with decision-makers.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 Join the largest gathering of rare disease stakeholders across Europe, at the biennial European Conference on Rare Diseases and Orphan Products. ECRD is a EURORDIS initiativeEuropean Conference on Rare Diseases