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Conference hears how partnership is the key to better health outcomes for patients (06/30/2015)
Significant breaktroughs in the treatment of chronic conditions can be hastened by stakeholders, and in particular patients and the pharmaceutical industry, working closely together, delegates heard at a conference hosted by the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) and supported by IPPOSI.

Unique medicines information website is enhanced (06/19/2015), the Irish Pharamceutical Healthcare Association run website for medicines information in Ireland, has added a significant new feature to its search engine.

IPHA to host major patient focused conference (06/15/2015)
Supported by IPPOSI, IPHA is hosting a major patient focused conference on Tuesday 30th June. Entitled "Innovation and Partnership" the conference will explore how the voice of patients can be better heard by the research based pharmaceutical industry. Attendance is by invitation only. However, there are a number of places available should you wish to attend. You can register by emailing

IPHA launches new Disclosure of Transfers of Value (ToV) section on its website (04/22/2015)
IPHA has developed a dedicated ToV section on its website which will act as a "one stop shop" for those seeking information on this important initiative wihich will come into operation on 1st January 2016

Opening remarks by IPHA President Dr. Leisha Daly at the PMI Annual Conference (04/17/2015)
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HSE report shows price of a pack of medicines reducing - IPHA (04/10/2015)
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Medicines Agreement delivers value for patients and savings (03/05/2015)
“Medicines Agreement delivers value for patients and savings to the State” 700,000 patients stand to benefit from at least 29 new medicines approved in 2014

IPHA publishes revamped newsletter (02/19/2015)
In a revamped version of Medicines Matter, the newsletter of the IPHA, readers can learn about the vital role of innovative medicines in keeping Ireland’s population healthy and productive; a major new booklet on the value of the industry; a significant development in switching products to OTC status; a move towards greater transparency by the industry in its relationships with HCPs and HCOs; IPHA’s new position on biologics as well as extensive news from our member companies.

Health survey ranks Ireland top on pharmaceuticals (01/27/2015)
The annual Euro Health Consumer Index 2014 published today ranks Ireland among the best of European countries in its section on pharmaceuticals, alongside Finland, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK, England and Scotland.

Press Release - IPHA announces new chief executive (12/17/2014)
(Dublin, 17th December 2014): The Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA), representing the research-based pharmaceutical industry in Ireland, has appointed Mr Oliver O’Connor as its new Chief Executive.


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