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September 27, 2022

Budget’s €18m for new medicines falls short of amount needed to optimise patients’ access to innovation

Budget’s €18m for new medicines falls short of amount needed to optimise patients’ access to innovation Originator industry acknowledges extraordinary pressures facing the Government but the […]
September 14, 2022

Biogen’s Michael O’Connell named as new IPHA President

Biogen’s Michael O’Connell named as new IPHA President Takeda’s Shane Ryan confirmed as Vice-President as industry focuses on a better environment for access, competitiveness and innovation […]
July 4, 2022

Two in five people believe pandemic will never be fully over, says Ipsos survey for IPHA

Two in five people believe pandemic will never be fully over, says Ipsos survey for IPHA Half of people believe Covid-19 pandemic will eventually end while […]
June 20, 2022

Over half the public has favourable opinion about pharmaceutical industry, says Ipsos survey for IPHA

Over half the public has favourable opinion about pharmaceutical industry, says Ipsos survey for IPHA Latest research shows public values science and the industry’s local societal […]
May 23, 2022

Ireland attracts fewer clinical trials than peer countries in Europe, says IPHA survey

More process efficiency urged as data shows Finland and Denmark outperform Ireland in drawing research activity Ireland is attracting fewer clinical trials than some European countries […]
May 11, 2022

Global Covid-19 vaccines equity of access is a ‘shared goal’ as production surges, says industry

Global equity of access to Covid-19 vaccines should be a shared goal, according to the research-based biopharmaceutical industry, with production set to reach 16.3 billion doses by […]
May 9, 2022

Ireland’s spending on medicines is ‘stable’ as patient access challenges persist, says IPHA

Ireland’s spend on medicines as a proportion of overall health expenditure is below the average of 15 other European countries, according an industry analysis of official […]
April 11, 2022

Ireland places 27th out of 35 countries for speed of access to new cancer medicines

Europe-wide survey of EMA-authorised medicines between 2017 and 2020 shows lengthening wait times for Irish patients  Germany is over four times faster than Ireland to make […]
March 21, 2022

Nine in 10 people believe vaccines are effective, according to Ipsos survey for IPHA

91% trust doctors and nurses for accurate information about vaccines Number of ‘vaccine believers’ up 11 points since before the pandemic Almost three in five adults […]