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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 […]
March 4, 2022

Biopharmaceutical industry responds to invasion of Ukraine

Following the invasion of Ukraine, the research-based biopharmaceutical industry is responding through solidarity, supply and support. We condemn the invasion of Ukraine and stands in solidarity […]
December 15, 2021

New medicines supply Agreement to improve patients’ access to innovative new treatments

For immediate release: 15th December, 2021 New medicines supply Agreement to improve patients’ access to innovative new treatments Four-year Agreement reached between international research-based biopharmaceutical industry […]
December 6, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy fell by 45 points in 12 months, says Ipsos MRBI tracker research for IPHA

Vaccination, alongside responsible public health measures, are helping to protect against serious illness and death from the disease COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy fell by 45 points in […]
October 13, 2021

New ‘Innovate For Life’ films explore patients’ experience of living with disease and how science offers hope

Zoe Ryan, a broadcaster, describes in the campaign her experience of living with psoriasis. New ‘Innovate For Life’ films explore patients’ experience of living with disease […]
October 12, 2021

Budget’s €30m for new medicines will help to give patients access to innovation pipeline

Budget’s €30m for new medicines will help to give patients access to innovation pipeline Originator industry expects to launch almost 40 new, innovative medicines next year […]
October 11, 2021

IPHA introduces reform pathway to accelerate clinical trials

IPHA introduces reform pathway to accelerate clinical trials Standardised Clinical Trial Agreement is an efficiency initiative that will reduce delays in starting trials and improve patient […]