Urgent action needed to avoid widespread shortage of in-vitro diagnostic tests

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In a new statement, BioMed Alliance highlights its increasing concern about the availability of In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) testing devices in Europe.

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EHA welcomes European Parliament backing for SoHO legislation

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EHA welcomes the European Parliament’s backing for SoHO legislation that puts patient safety and supply sustainability first.

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Strengthening Resilience and Fostering Collaboration: Ensuring a Transparent and…

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The issue of immunoglobulin shortages and the importance of enhancing and maintaining plasma supplies have gained significant attention within the policy and regulatory landscape of the European Union.

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More than science: the European Affairs program at EHA2023

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The ‘EU & Hematology track’ and other European Affairs activities at EHA2023 shed light on important regulatory developments and offer a platform for dialogue between hematologists, patients and other stakeholders.

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Immunoglobulin shortages in the spotlight: EMA, SUPPLY and the SoHO Regulation

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EMA executive director Emer Cooke welcoming participants including EHA at the Shortages Workshop, March 1   Shortages of immunoglobulins and the need to increase and sustain plasma supplies have moved to the…

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EHA supports the proposal for a Regulation on the European Health Data Space (EH…

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On October 20, the European Hematology Association (EHA) joined a group of 35 stakeholders in welcoming the European Commission’s proposal on the European Health Data Space.

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EHA to the European Commission and HTA leaders: work with medical societies to i…

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The speakers of the HTA conference hosted by the European Commission.

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EU funding approved for TOLERATE

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On April 1, the European Commission approved funding for the TOLERATE training network, proposed by a KU Leuven-led consortium including EHA.

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EU pilot on drug repurposing

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Drug repurposing (finding new indications for existing authorized medicines) is increasingly prominent in the debate about improving access to medicines.

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EU Calls for Proposal 2022

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Introduction Spurred by COVID-19 and rising challenges to the financial sustainability of Europe’s health systems, a flurry of new EU policies and programs in health has sprung up since last year.…

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EU Calls for proposal 2021

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Spurred by COVID-19 and rising challenges to the financial sustainability of Europe’s health systems, a flurry of new EU policies and programs in health has sprung up since last year. Some of the most eye-catching initiatives are highly relevant for hematology: the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, the Pharmaceutical Strategy and the European Health Data Space.

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EHA has joined the European Cancer Organisation - a perfect match on objectives …

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The European Hematology Association (EHA) has joined the European Cancer Organisation, a not-for-profit federation of organizations working in cancer at the European level. EHA’s membership application was approved by the General Assembly of the European Cancer Organisation on November 18, 2020.

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Call for urgent action on medicine shortages in Europe

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EPHA published a position paper on medicine shortages in Europe. EHA welcomes its  recommendations to address the increasing shortages crisis, which threatens patient outcomes and patient safety.

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ATMPs and CAR-T: the uptake challenge

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Advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) are a game changer for improving the lives of patients with severe to life-threatening diseases. Yet, despite fast-paced innovation in the field, few ATMPs have reached the EU market and benefited patients. The challenges facing their adoption by health systems are complex. A test case is the uptake of CAR T-cell therapy; what are the hurdles and what action is needed from stakeholders?

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EU health policy: limited scope, high ambition

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While health policy remains the primary responsibility of Member States, in many areas the added value of EU-level collaboration and harmonization has increased. EU initiatives in health have shown a mixed record in terms of impact, but hopes are high for the latest one, the ambitious Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.

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