Cancer and COVID-19

 

Cancer and COVID-19

COVID-19 – Balancing the reality of the pandemic’s budgets and the ongoing needs of cancer patients

4 May, 11.30-12.30 CEST

Online Event

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Dear Colleagues,

EFPIA, the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations is delighted to invite you to “Cancer and COVID-19 – Balancing the reality of the pandemic’s budgets and the ongoing needs of cancer patients ”, the second of a series of virtual events focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on cancer care, that will be held on 4 May from 11.30 to 12.30 CEST.

The economic impact of COVID-19 is unprecedented. The Italian pharmaceutical association Farmindustria has been in the middle of the pandemic in Italy and will share their experiences of the impact on cancer care, the industry and access. What does the economic crisis mean for cancer funding? Bengt Jönsson, Institute of Health Economics, Sweden, and co-author or the Comparator Report on Cancer in Europe and will give an economic perspective. Finally, MEP Sokol and Antonella Cardone from European Cancer Patient Coalition will add their views from an European Parliament and a patient organization perspective.
 

 

Tomislav Sokol
MEP
European Parliament

 

Antonella Cardone
Director
ECPC (European Cancer Patient Coalition)

 

Bengt Jönsson
Director
IHE (Swedish Insitute of Health Economics)

 

Representative of Farmindustria (tbc)
the Italian Association of Pharmaceutical Industry

 

Duane Schulthess
Managing Director
Vital Transformation
(Moderator)

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We look forward to virtually seeing you on 4 May.

Best wishes,
The EFPIA Oncology Platform

 

 

Did you miss the first Cancer and COVID-19 webinar? Watch it here