European Parliament Working Group

Supporting better innovation, access to medicines and healthcare to combat poverty related diseases

27. December 2011

"Thousands of men, women and children with treatable diseases die every week in developing countries because the medicine they need is simply too expensive or does not exist.... We will work to ensure that the EU establishes pro-active and coherent policies for tackling poverty related diseases which promote access to affordable medicines and stimulate innovation." -- David Martin MEP, Chair

About EPWG

The Working Group on Innovation, Access to Medicines and Poverty-Related Diseases will create a meaningful dialogue between Members of the European Parliament, the European Commission, and civil society to ensure that European policies deliver a coherent, comprehensive and pro-active response to address the need for innovation, access to medicines and quality health care for these diseases.

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Contact Information

To join the EPWG or for further information please contact:

Helle Aagaard, helle.aagaard@msf.org



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