Global Health Progress: Innovation at the service of current needs

On October 25th, IFPMA launched the Global Health Progress portal that represents the continuous work of the industry to improve healthcare practices worldwide. Global Health Progress is a center of knowledge and interactive resources in which: There are more than 20 programs using digital solutions in healthcare matters. More than 200 intersectoral collaborations between innovation…

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LAPA in 2019

From June to November 2019 and working closely with the local innovative medicines trade associations in Argentina (CAEMe) and Colombia (AFIDRO), the Latin America Patients Academy (LAPA) implemented 5 training workshops for 28 patient organization leaders in Argentina and 34 in Colombia. The regional trade association of the R&D pharmaceutical industry (FIFARMA) sponsored this initiative.…

Promoting collective work of industry members to achieve sustainable healthcare systems

Angel Galindo, correspondant of the “The Pharmaletter”, highlights FIFARMA’s participation in ISPOR Latin America 2019 in his article “MEAs, sustainability and promoting vaccines: evidence of the need for collaboration in Latin American healthcare”. The article mentions the main conclusions of the educational symposium held by FIFARMA on Managed Entry Agreements (MEAs) moderated by Rafael Andrés…

Regulatory systems at the service of quality health in Latin America

Flavia Firmino, Regulatory Director of CMC strategy at Pfizer represented FIFARMA at the regional meeting: “United to build trust in quality medicines” of U.S. Pharmacopeia that was held on October 22nd in Sao Paulo. This event was attended by different academic speakers, local and regional trade associations, LATAM regulators (ANVISA – Brazilian Pharmacopoeia, Peru, Uruguay…