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Sanofi’s Dupixent approved in Europe for severe asthma maintenance

May 9, 2019
Sales and Marketing Dupixent, EU, Europe, Sanofi, asthma, pharma

Sanofi has revealed that its interleukin-4 and interleukin-13 (IL-4 and IL-13) inhibitor Dupixent (dupilumab) has been awarded marketing approval by …


NHS Confederation chief says news of Brexit extension is a relief

April 12, 2019
EU, NHS, UK, brexit, health, medicine

Niall Dickson, the Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, has said news of the decision to extend the Brexit deadline …


Teva’s Ajovy injection secures EU approval for the prevention of migraine

April 2, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing EU, Europe, Teva, ajovy, migraine, pharma

Teva has announced that its calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitor Ajovy (fremanezumab) has been awarded marketing authorisation by the European …

Sanofi may airlift flu vaccines into UK after Brexit

March 26, 2019
Manufacturing and Production EU, France, Sanofi, UK, brexit, channel tunnel, vaccines

French firm Sanofi would airlift flu vaccines into the UK in the case of a highly disruptive exit from the …


Breast cancer mortality rates fall faster in Britain than elsewhere in Europe

March 19, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Cancer, EU, Europe, France, Italy, Poland, UK, breast cancer, german, oncology

Death rates from breast cancer are falling faster in Britain than in any of the other six most populous countries …


Roche scores two EU approvals in haemophilia and rare autoimmune disease

March 15, 2019
Medical Communications EC, EU, Europe, Roche, haemophilia, rare diseases

The European Commission (EC) has approved Roche’s haemophilia treatment Hemlibra (emicizumab). The approval comes as the EC approved Roche’s MabThera …


Rise in populism linked to vaccine hesitancy in Europe, study shows

February 26, 2019
Manufacturing and Production EU, Europe, populism, populist parties, vaccine hesitancy, vaccines

Parent’s reluctance to vaccinate their children correlates with the number of people voting for populist parties, according to a study …


Poland and Slovenia included in US-EU mutual recognition agreement

February 20, 2019
Research and Development EU, GMP, Poland, Slovenia, USA, mutual recognition

Poland and Slovenia have been deemed capable of carrying out Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) inspections at an equivalent level to …


FMD would not apply in case of no-deal Brexit

February 8, 2019
Medical Communications EU, FMD, UK, brexit, falsified medicines

The Falsified Medicines Directive would be scrapped in the event of a no deal Brexit, the Association of the British …

400 Pfizer employees set to strike over pensions

February 1, 2019
Medical Communications EU, Ireland, Little Island, Pfizer, Ringaskiddy, SITPU, strike

400 Pfizer employees are set to go on strike in Ireland over an ongoing pensions dispute. Members of SITPU, Ireland’s …

Novartis warns of huge impact of no-deal Brexit

January 28, 2019
Sales and Marketing EU, Novartis, UK, brexit, no-deal, pharma

Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has called on the British government to ‘ensure continuity of supply’ in the case of a …


EMA approves more new active substances in 2018, but total recommendations fall

January 14, 2019
Sales and Marketing EMA, EU, Europe, drug approvals, pahrma

2018 was a strong year for European approvals according to the EMA; the regulator has recently released its Human medicines …


Pfizer announces new UK Managing Director

December 10, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Ben Osborne, EU, Leeds, Pfizer, sales

New York City-based multinational Pfizer has announced the appointment of Ben Osborn to the role of managing Director in the …

Working Life: Kai Gait, Senior Global Digital Director at GlaxoSmithKline

December 6, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing EU, GSK, Interview, UK, US, digital, senior global director, technology

Kai Gait, Senior Global Digital Director at GlaxoSmithKline, retraces the steps that have led him to where he is today, …


Shire’s Takhzyro scores EU approval in rare genetic disorder hereditary angioedema

December 3, 2018
Sales and Marketing EU, Europe, Shire, Takhzyro, pharma

Shire has announced that it has secured European approval for its subcutaneous injection Takhzyro (lanadelumab) for the routine prevention of …

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