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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


EPHA Position on Medicine Shortages

EPHA Response to public consultation on EMA Regulatory Science to 2025

BeNeLuxA et al.: the best is yet to come

Latest Developments

Analysis & Opinion


EPHA #A2MDialogues

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 

After COVID-19, what's next for EU medicines policies?

9 March 2021 | 16:00-17:00 CET

A one-on-one interview with Professor Guido Rasi, former Executive Director, European Medicines Agency (EMA)

Getting it right: Recommendations for a European BARDA

8 December 2020


The Presidencies’ perspective on the pharmaceutical strategy: Europe’s to-do list on access to medicines

25 November 2020

Pharma & COVID-19: Winners, losers, prospects

19 November 2020

The EU's IP strategy: Enabler or barrier?

27 October 2020

Unleashing meaningful innovation through regulatory reform

19 October 2020

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Past Events

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

How good are our medicines? An operational agenda for EU & national policy-makers
Medicines: new games, new rules - Pathways to better and affordable medicines.
“Healthy" innovation: putting patients before profits


Meet our Universal Access and Affordable Medicines Policy Lead.

Yannis Natsis

Policy Manager
+32 2 233 3886