Radisson Red, Rue d’Idalie 35, 1050 Brussels



15.00 Coffee & Registration

15.15 Welcome remarks – Moderator Tamsin Rose

15.30   Access to health care: what are the gaps?

  • Willy Palm, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

15.45 How will the incoming European Commission tackle access to medicines?

  • Agnes Mathieu-Mendes, DG SANTE, European Commission

16.00   Panel discussion – Access inequities to medicines exist across Europe. What is our role in tackling these?

  • Usman Khan, European Patient’s Forum (EPF)
  • Arnaud Emeriau, European Social Insurance Platform (ESIP)
  • Julie Maréchal-Jamil, Medicines for Europe
  • Thomas Kanga-Tona, The International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies (AIM)
  • Yannis Natsis, European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)

16:30 Exchange of views, audience Q&A

17.00 Networking coffee