Health as the Real Winner: Presidency conference on options to provide better medicines for all

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO)

from

06.03.2018

09:00

to

06.03.2018

17:00

National Palace of Culture

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Agenda

06 March 2018 | Tuesday

08:30 - 09:00

Registration of participants

09:00 - 09:30

Opening speeches

Opening speech by Ms Jeni Nacheva, Deputy Health Minister, Ministry of Health, Bulgaria; Keynote address by Mr Martin Seychell, European Commission, Deputy Director General for Health, DG SANTE

09:30 - 10:45

First session: Pharmaceuticals shortages: public health or trade considerations?

Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Assena Stoimenova, Executive Director, Bulgarian Drug Agency; Q&A: How can MS make sure that health comes first before commercial interests?

11:15 : 12:30

Second session: European pharmaceutical industry, committed to health?

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Nikolai Danchev, Chair of the National Council on Prices and Reimbursement of Medicinal Products; Q&A: Business strategies, market withdrawals, affordability issues

13:30 - 14:45

Third session: Earlier access tools: is speed the right priority?

Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Assena Stoimenova, Executive Director, Bulgarian Drug Agency; Q&A: Accelerated assessment, CMA, EMA priorities

15:15 - 16:30

Fourth session: Ensuring Affordability and Access: The Solutions

Moderator: Prof. Petko Salchev, Professor of Social Medicine and Health Management, Director Division “Classification systems”, National Center of Public Health and Analyses; Q&A: Sustainability, Access, Affordability: Which Are the Solutions?

16:30 - 17:00

Conclusions

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