National Member Associations (NMAs) share their experiences

The first Real World Evidence Conference was held in France on 11th June 2019. It was organized by AMMIS, IFAPP’s French National Member Association. Modern health systems produce huge amounts of health data, and more data are generated outside these systems through multiple human activities (social networks, connected objects, applications and so on). Health authorities…

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IFAPP WORLD

In delivering on its objective to internationalize the advancement of knowledge in medicines development and Pharmaceutical Medicine (PM) by sharing best practices of its National Member Associations (NMAs), IFAPP historically published a paper-driven newsletter called “IFAPP News” for communication to the worldwide PM community. This time-consuming and costly process of the pre-digital era was followed…

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SBMF PROMOTES DISCUSSIONS ON PATIENT ADVOCACY IN BRAZIL

On 6th May 2019  the Brazilian Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine (SBMF), in partnership with Takeda, held a meeting with Patient Associations and the Pharmaceutical Industry in order to discuss the challenges of the Patient Advocacy in Brazil. About 70 professionals participated in the discussions of successful cases presented by Gustavo San Martin (Multiple Sclerosis Association; AME),…

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CIOMS Geneva Meeting

In 2018 IFAPP, the International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Pharmaceutical Medicine, joined CIOMS, the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences, a non-governmental organization founded in 1949 by the WHO and UNESCO.  On the occasion of CIOMS’ 70th anniversary invited to an Open Meeting in Geneva that Brigitte Franke-Bray, IFAPP Treasurer and…

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Association des Métiers Médicaux des Industriels de Santé

History of the AMMIS AMMIS (previously called AMIPS) is medical and scientific organization re-founded in 2018. It is a not-for-profit association and exists solely for the benefit of its members. Currently AMMIS has approximately 100 members. Who are AMMIS members? AMMIS is open to anyone who, through their expertise, contribute to the development of innovative…

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IN MEMORIAM TO Dr. Herman Lahon (1928-2018)

Dr. Herman Lahon (1928-2018), Honorary Life President of IFAPPDr. Herman Lahon, Honorary Life President of IFAPP passed away on 16 July 2018 at the age of 89 years Herman was the quintessential Pharmaceutical Physician. Born and raised in Belgium, he was truly a man of the world. Herman was the founding President of IFAPP in…

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EMA: Guidance for pharmaceutical companies to prepare for UK’s withdrawal from EU

19/06/2018 Guidance for pharmaceutical companies to prepare for UK’s withdrawal from EU Publication of updated Q+As and practical guidance The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Commission have updated their guidance to help pharmaceutical companies prepare for the United Kingdom’s (UK) withdrawal from the European Union (EU). Updates to the questions-and-answers document are marked…

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EMA: Modernising the orphan designation process

19/06/2018 Modernising the orphan designation process EMA launches new submission portal today The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has launched a new secure online portal for orphan designation applications. The portal, named ‘Iris’, provides a single space where applicants can submit and manage the information and documents related to their applications for orphan designation. This is…

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