Dutch advisory group says Zolgensma shouldn’t be covered unless Novartis halves price

10 May 2021 - In a challenge to Novartis, a Dutch advisory body has recommended that the government not cover ...

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World’s most expensive drug may not be covered by Dutch insurance

7 May 2021 - A drug to treat a rare muscle disease which affects some 20 children in the Netherlands ...

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Ineffective treatments to be removed from basic health insurance package

5 October 2020 - Treatments that have not been proven effective will be removed from the Netherlands' basic health insurance package, ...

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Did a pharma trade group try to sabotage a Dutch government report on compulsory licensing?

7 July 2020 - Dutch government commission on compulsory licensing was nearly sabotaged last month after one of its members ...

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Celltrion’s Remsima SC launches in Netherlands

7 May 2020 - Subcutaneous rheumatoid arthritis treatment Remsima SC launched in the Netherlands, its third European market, Celltrion Healthcare ...

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Why a decades old TB vaccine is getting attention in the fight against COVID-19

14 April 2020 - In the desperate search for ammunition to fend off the COVID-19 pandemic, a decades old tuberculosis ...

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Five pillars for societal perspective

31 January 2020 - In economic evaluation, the healthcare perspective has gradually given way to use of the societal perspective, as ...

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Dutch authorities hand over final building to EMA in Amsterdam

15 November 2019 - Today, the Dutch authorities have handed over to EMA its newly built tailor-made premises, located in ...

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DIY drugs: should hospitals make their own medicine?

15 October 2019 - If pharmaceutical companies rapidly inflate the price of their products, is there an alternative? One Dutch chemist ...

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Dutch experience demonstrates effective benchmarking of biosimilar use in health systems

31 August 2019 - As medicines become more numerous and often more expensive, health care professionals seek new ways to understand ...

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Dutch health minister threatens to name and shame pharma over prices

28 August 2019 - In an unusual move, the Netherlands health minister wrote an open letter to the pharmaceutical industry ...

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Dutch minister warns big pharma to come clean on drugs prices

27 August 2019 - Health minister Bruno Bruins has warned the pharmaceuticals industry that he considers the way drugs firms ...

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Implementation of “coverage with evidence development” drug approval strategies found lacking

15 July 2019 - Lessons from early deployments in The Netherlands. ...

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Will drugs companies follow EU agency from London to Amsterdam?

16 May 2019 - Amid the bustling skyscrapers of London’s Canary Wharf, one building stands silent and shuttered — a ...

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Taxpayers are funding expensive drug development, report says

10 May 2019 - The Dutch government invests tens of millions of euros every year in small biotech companies which ...

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