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April 26, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine still ‘likely to take a year or 18 months’, says IPHA

During World Immunisation Week, the biopharmaceutical industry continues to work to find a vaccine Scientists are ‘working around the clock’ to find a way to prevent […]
April 25, 2020

What is the biopharmaceutical industry doing in the fight against COVID-19?

  As COVID-19 spreads, biopharmaceutical innovators are at the heart of the fightback against the pandemic. The industry’s efforts are global. In Ireland, the focus is […]
April 20, 2020

IPHA Launches Biopharmaceutical Industry Video Montage For COVID-19 Response

A new video has gone live featuring voices from across the research-based biopharmaceutical industry describing responses at the company level to the COVID-19 emergency in Ireland. The montage […]
March 13, 2020

Tackling COVID-19

We are in the middle of a public health emergency caused by COVID-19. Is this affecting medicines supply? Are we any closer to a vaccine or […]
March 11, 2020


11 March 2020 The Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) has today announced the appointment of Jim McGrath to the role of Director of Commercial Policy. Mr. […]
March 4, 2020

Biopharmaceutical Industry Calls for National Strategy to Fulfil Promise of Innovation

Simon Coveney TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade officially opens conference BioPharma Ambition 2020, a partnership of IPHA, BPCI and NIBRT, urges focus […]
February 28, 2020

Patients Wait Almost 1,000 Days For New Medicines for Rare Diseases, Says IPHA

About 300,000 people in Ireland are affected by rare conditions during their lifetimes Just 5% of rare diseases have treatment options Stable research environment and faster access […]
February 17, 2020

Delegates set to gather for BioPharma Ambition to debate the future for medicines innovation

BioPharma Ambition 2020, an event that happens on March 3rd and 4th in Dublin Castle, is set to draw delegates from Ireland and across the world […]
February 4, 2020

IPHA Urges Progress On Access To New Medicines On World Cancer Day

Patients waiting three times longer than in comparable European countries to access new medicines 8 cancer medicines now awaiting reimbursement for more than 926 days Political […]