#13 #14 #15 #16 #17. EPSA. Information Letter. Dear reader,.
Ana Cristina Franco Spínola
EPSA Information Officer 06/07
News & Articles
European Association of Hospital Pharmacists
Quality of care, quality of life
Results of the ESMO Medical Oncology Status in Europe Survey will help to identify the improvements necessary to reduce the disparities in the quality of cancer care across Europe and show the need to recognise medical oncology as a specialty within the multidisciplinary team of cancer care.Access full article.
HIV/AIDS Surveillance in Europe
There are an estimated 740 000 people living with HIV or AIDS in western and central Europe today, and 1.7 million in the neighbouring countries of eastern Europe and Central Asia . The proportion of undiagnosed HIV infections is estimated to be as high as 30% in the European Union (EU), and likely to be higher in neighbouring countries. People who have not yet been diagnosed are unaware that they are infected, and therefore cannot benefit from treatment and care, and may unknowingly transmit HIV to others.Access full article.
Why drugs fall short in large -stage trials
The third and last stage of clinical testing is meant to confirm that medications under development are safe and effective. However, McKinsey research finds that 42 percent of drug candidates do not surmount this hurdle. Worse, fully half of the failures were caused by a lack of efficacy.Download article.
News & Articles
A European strategy for global health?
The European Foundation Centre (EFC) recently launched a publication entitled European Perspectives on Global Health: A Policy Glossary, which urges the development of a European strategy for global health.Access webpage.Download glossary.
EAHP: European Association of Hospital Pharmacists
EJHP Practice and EJHP Science
You can find here the complete articles in the EJHP Practice (European Journal of Hospital Pharmacy Practice). Check also the EJHP Science.
European Federation of Pharmaceutical Sciences
The EUFEPS Newsletter, published quarterly since 1992, is an important vehicle for communication within EUFEPS. The ambition has been – and it still is – that the EUFEPS Newsletter communicate clear and concise information, primarily for the EUFEPS membership. Access newsletter
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