Medbaltica 2017: 10th international medical fair 21-23 September

The Baltics’ major medical exhibition Medbaltica brings together a variety of healthcare professionals, professional associations and manufacturers of medical products from Latvia and other countries. The exhibition marks the development of the healthcare industry as a whole, delivers current news and provides an opportunity to meet serious and reliable industry players. Read more

Ascendis Health to buy Romania’s Sun Wave Pharma for 42.5 mln euro

Ascendis Health Limited CEO Karsten Wellner South African over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare products maker Ascendis Health Limited said on Wednesday it plans to acquire Romanian alternative medicine products distributor Sun Wave Pharma for 42.5 million euro ($47.7 million). The business will be acquired with a maximum deferred payment of 23 million euro over three years based…

Industry Trend Analysis – Healthcare Issues Limit Drugmaker Revenues Over Short-Term – APR 2017

BMI View: Azerbaijan’s healthcare sector is at an inflection point as it attempts to reform the financing model away from a state-run system to a compulsory healthcare insurance model. Highlighting ongoing challenges for drugmakers operating in Azerbaijan, i n the short term, the country ‘s population will continue to be plagued with poor access ibility…

Transparency Push: EMA to Revise Policy on Document Access

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Friday proposed a revision to its policy on accessing documents, extending the scope to include corporate documents, and increasing the publication of clinical data for pharmaceuticals. Since October 2016, EMA has published pharmaceutical trial data via its new website, including for: Mylan’s aripiprazole, published most recently on 31 January 2017,…