Advisory Forums 

The role of Advisory Forums is to discuss specific issues in detail and make proposals and recommend strategies to the relevant Strategy Board.


Biologics Advisory Forum

Mission:  In the interest of patient care, to define and evolve the IPHA position and policy in relation to the appropriate introduction and use of Biologics/Biosimilars.

Clinical Research Advisory Forum

Mission: To act as a focus within IPHA for the sharing of views and information on clinical trials and the development of strategies to remove impediments.

Communications Advisory Forum

Mission: To ensure that IPHA’s key messages are effectively communicated to IPHA’s key publics in order to enhance the profile and reputation of the Industry and to contribute to the overall objective of improving the trading environment for IPHA members. To raise awareness of the role of IPHA and its key messages within member companies.

Finance and Human Resources Forum

Mission: To provide an opportunity for members to share experiences relating to the finance and human resources (HR) operations within a pharmaceutical company; to analyse the financial impact of key developments in the pharmaceutical market; to consider developments in financial regulations and the Irish tax code; to share best practice in HR and finance; to provide advice and feedback in relation to the IPHA Salary Survey and to recommend proposals and initiatives for consideration by the Strategy Board.

Haematology Oncology Advisory Forum

Mission: To provide IPHA Members with a platform through which to consider the strategic and operational matters that affect oncology and haematology at an industry level in Ireland and to advise the Strategy Board on the appropriate actions to be taken on relevant policies, processes and projects.

Market Access Advisory Forum

Purpose:  The purpose of this forum is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Strategy Board relating to Market Access topics.  The advisory forum is an environment in which member companies can discuss the current market access trends and issues and achieve a common understanding of the evolving issues facing the industry in Ireland.  The intention is to have an up to date view of the evolving landscape, to proactively highlight areas of common concern and to make recommendations to help shape and achieve a positive environment for new and existing products. 

Pharmacovigilance Advisory Forum

Mission: To act as a focus within IPHA for the members to share views on and discuss pharmacovigilance and related matters and to recommend proposals and initiatives for consideration by the Strategy Board.

Regulatory Affairs Advisory Forum

‚ÄčMission: To enhance the regulatory environment for IPHA members in Ireland and to foster and promote a culture of responsible self-regulation within the pharmaceutical industry where appropriate.