Coolen wins Challenge

19 September 2018

Hein Coolen, who is the Fair Medicine project leader on small molecules,  has won the Best Clinical Trial Protocol Challenge 2018 in the context of the blended course Clinical Development of Paul Janssen Futurelab in Leiden

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FM works on Fair Patent

16 April 2018

Fair Medicine wants Fair Patent to make the current patent system more transparent and open it up for smaller parties.

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Questions on sustainability of bio tech

15 April 2018

Analyst of Goldman Sachs are asking serious questions on the sustainability of the bio tech model.

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India helps the poor with expensive drug

13 February 2018

In India a mix of activists, government, doctors and local medicine products succeeded in lowering the price of sofosbuvir, a costly remedy for hepatitis C.

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Dutch Minister gets the spotlight

27 November 2017

The new Minister of Health of the Netherlands, Bruno Bruins, came in guns blazing when he put the pharmaceutical industry on notice and announced on 22 November to “change the rules of the game” to tackle, what he called “absurd” medicines pricing

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Dutch House of Representatives listens to Fair Medicine

23 November 2017

At the invitation of the Dutch House of Representatives Committee for Public Health, Welfare and Sport (VWS), Fair Medicine spoke at a round table discussion about the pharmaceutical industry on 2 October.

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Fair Medicine at EATRIS Conference

19 October 2017

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Fair Medicine at EATRIS in Prague

19 October 2017

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State policy increases drug prices

28 August 2017

Three Dutch researchers found a correlation between the rise in drug prices and government policies in order to control costs. The study was published this month in the scientific journal Plos One

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D.N.D.I. offers alternative patents

20 July 2017

In the States parties are worried that new medication, which is been partly developed by public research, is offered for steep prices by farmaceutical industrie. But there is hope.

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The New War on Drugs

21 June 2017

Magazine Wired writes under the header of "The New War on (Overpriced) Drugs on the debate on the good en bad sides of the way medicines are developed and produced in the USA.

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Dutch Ministry supports Fair Medicine

8 September 2016

Fair Medicine, a foundation that aims to develop new pharmaceuticals in a transparent manner, has received 2.8 million Euros in support from the Ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sport.

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First step to independent disease registry

29 August 2016

The Academic Medical Centre (AMC) in Amsterdam and foundation Fair Medicine recently completed the eHealth pilot project EuroGo. This project aims to create a reliable and complete data registry for Gaucher patients in Europe.

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A quest against Big Pharma

31 January 2016

The British newspaper the Guardian follows Jamie Love, a man who fights Big Pharma and wants affordable drugs for everyone.

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‘Limit the ‘Orphan Drug’ Incentives’

20 December 2015

The cost of drug prescriptions has become an issue in the presidential-primary season, most notably with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders competing to see who can do the most to protect the wallets of potential voters, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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NYT: We are paying to much for drugs

9 September 2015

WE’RE paying too much for prescription drugs. The price for cancer drugs like Yervoy, Opdivo and Keytruda routinely exceeds $120,000 a year. Some other specialty drugs have even higher prices, according to the New York Times.

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Drug prices increase more than development costs

18 November 2014

The cost to develop a new drug is increasing to the tune of 8.5 percent a year, but the prices of those new drugs are increasing much faster, according to a comparison of two recent studies.

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