Healthcare

There are already almost 300 gene and cell therapies in the research and development phase to treat a hundred diseases

R&D efforts in this area have already achieved several effective treatments against different pathologies
 

Europe approved 42 completely new medicines in 2018, 20% more than in the previous year

Cancer, infectious diseases, haematology and neurology made up the majority of the new additions, which also included three gene and cell therapies.

One in four positive rulings of the EMA were aimed at treatments for rare diseases
 

The Government and Farmaindustria renew the Agreement for Sustainability, Access and Innovation

The Agreement, which will remain in effect throughout 2018, aims to facilitate patient access to therapeutic innovations under equitable conditions and ensure the sustainability of the National Health System
 

The European biomedical industry urges the United Kingdom and the EU to protect patients’ access to medicines before Brexit

The associations that represent the European and British biomedical industry insist on the importance of ensuring cooperation between the United Kingdom and the European Union in terms of pharmaceutical regulation
 

R&D and training continue to be the basis for collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare professionals

For a second year running, the companies adhering to FARMAINDUSTRIA's Transparency Code publish the collaborations with sector agents
 

Transparency, sustainability and innovation, pillars of the social commitment of the pharmaceutical industry

FARMAINDUSTRIA approves its annual report of activities in the Association’s Ordinary General Assembly
 

The innovative pharmaceutical industry is the leader in stable, qualified and female employment

In 2016, the industry hired 4,285 workers accounting for 11% of its workforce, and the total number of jobs reached 39,392

93% are permanent employees, compared to 74% of the Spanish economy, and one in three new contracts is for young people

59% are university graduates, compared to 42% of the average in Spain

Female employment is 51%, twice the average of other industrial sectors, and with the highest pay equity between men and women
 

Two out of three patients with major depression do not correctly follow the treatment prescribed by their doctor

This year, World Health Day, which is to be celebrated on Friday, has been dedicated to depression
 

The trade associations of the pharmaceutical industry and medical technologies establish the Forum of Biomedical Industries (FIB)

This relationship and dialogue Forum will collaborate to promote the healthcare system and the value of medicines and health technologies
 

Clinical trials in the early stages are growing steadily in Spain and already make up 51% of the total

The 10th Biomedical Research Platforms Conference addresses the latest data and trends in new drug R&D
 

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