Universal Access and Affordable Medicines
Our campaign promotes transparency, accountability and the public interest in the field of pharmaceuticals. Our evidence-based advocacy aims to guarantee better and affordable medicines for Europe by questioning and reforming the current pharmaceutical business model and calling for better access to medicines for all.
About our work on access to medicines
Speech given by EPHA’s Director General Dr. Milka Sokolović on better access to medicines within the Oslo Medicines Initiative.
EPHA joins calls for enhanced clinical trial transparency and good governance in the European Medicines Agency
EPHA has joined the call led by the European Alliance for Responsible R&D and Affordable Medicines to urge EU Ministers to ensure that the Regulation for a reinforced EMA role leads to enhanced clinical trial transparency and upholds good governance
Ahead of the publication of the European Commission's proposal for an operational Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA), to ensure better EU preparedness and response to serious cross border health threats, the European Public Health...
Analysis & Opinion
The access to medicines debate in Europe is at a critical juncture. With the pandemic, all issues, old and new, suddenly find a place on the agenda. They range from the prices of medicines, the flexibility of regulatory standards, the quality of...
The politicisation of pharma and medicines’ policies in Europe
A new series of online discussions on key access to medicines (A2M) priorities bringing together thought leaders and policy-makers, academics, industry representatives and NGOs, for a frank discussion of European pharmaceutical policies.
Take part in our #A2MDialogues to share your questions and ideas and help us develop actionable #A2Msolutions for decision-makers in Europe.
Find out more and register for the latest discussion below
The Oslo Medicines Initiative: a new social contract with pharma
15 June 2021 | 13:00-14:00 CEST
A discussion with the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the Norwegian Medicines Agency about their new initiative to rebalance the relationship between governments, pharma and patients
Negotiating with pharma: lessons from the EU COVID-19 vaccine negotiations
18 May 2021
Sustainable access to effective antibiotics - what should the EU do?
15 April 2021
After COVID-19, what's next for EU medicines policies?
9 March 2021
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Time for a new deal
14 November 2019
4th EPHA Universal Access and Affordable Medicines Forum. Challenging the status quo on medicines policy.
Putting health first
3 June 2019
Trailblazers, routes to better and affordable medicines by 2025
20 November 2018
How good are our medicines?
3 October 2018
Game changers for better and affordable medicines in Europe
21 November 2017
At the European Health Forum Gastein
Meet our Universal Access and Affordable Medicines Policy Lead.