NORDIC PHARMACEUTICALS FORUM
In 2015, Amgros took initiative to establish the Nordic Pharmaceuticals Forum (Nordisk Lægemiddelforum). The collaboration focusses on sharing knowledge and working towards common Nordic solutions. An important challenge is to make it attractive to supply pharmaceuticals to the Nordic countries, as in a global context they are only very small markets.
The Nordic Pharmaceuticals Forum is organised with a steering group comprising representatives from the individual countries as well as working groups for prioritised areas.
The steering group includes representatives from each country and a coordinator. Denmark holds the chairmanship.
Cooperation in the Nordic Pharmaceuticals Forum is based on the principles of voluntariness, consensus, joint responsibility and joint financing.
So far, cooperation is in four areas, with focus on knowledge-sharing and mutual inspiration: Horizon Scanning, Security of supply, New, expensive pharmaceuticals and Manufacture. Cooperation in some areas is under development, while in others it is more specific and proactive. The individual countries are only involved in projects that are relevant for them.
Agreement of intent with Norway
As a natural continuation of cooperation within the Nordic Pharmaceuticals Forum, in September 2018 Norway and Denmark entered into a political agreement on increased cooperation, including joint tendering procedures and price negotiations.
Read more about the agreement of intent. (Only available in Danish).
On the podium with international contacts
Europe's largest health economics conference, ISPOR, was held at Bella Center in Copenhagen this year from 2 to 6 November. Delegates from all over the world took part, and of course, Amgros was also there.
And there was a lot to get out of the conference according to Sune Lindgaard, Head of Business Intelligence and Health Economics.
- Amgros has a vision to be internationally recognised as a role model in translating healthcare needs into action. At the same time, we must also strive to secure conditions for better health solutions. A conference such as this gives us a unique opportunity to share our knowledge about the Danish setup for health economics and negotiation with the European experts in the area.
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