Public conference: Visions for better medicines

How can we make better medicines affordable and accessible for more patients in Denmark?

Our current patent-based research and development system has shown difficulty to deliver adequate, most needed and affordable medicines. We need to have a conversation about alternative research and development approaches to safeguard the affordability of new medicines and ensure innovative medicines meeting patient needs.

Enhedslisten, SF and Alternativet in collaboration with Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM) arrange a conference to start this conversation.

The conference will take place in the Danish Parliament, in Fællsessalen Thursday the 17th of May 2018 from 2-5pm. The event is free and open to everybody with an interest in healthcare, medical research and health politics.

Signup by sending an E-mail to [email protected]

A public panel discussion will serve as a forum for health policy-makers from different Danish political parties and decision-making levels to discuss how to ensure that patients have access to the medicines they need.

The panel will consist of the following organizations:

  • Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
  • Universities Allied for Essential Medicines
  • European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) – Yannis Natis
  • The Danish Medical Council
  • Leo Pharma – Niclas Nilsson
  • And professor of health economics from the Danish Cancer Society Jes Søgaard

Extended program follows

 

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