In view of the proposal by the European Commission to strengthen EU cooperation on Health Technology Assessment, the MEP Interest Group on Access will host a debate on the future of EU cooperation on HTA and its potential to improve access to innovative health technologies for patients across the EU.

By providing the platform for an exchange of views it will seek to gather the perspectives of health stakeholders before the draft report of the European Parliament is voted in ENVI. The event will take place on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 from 17:30 to 19:30 in room JAN 6Q1 in the European Parliament.

Among the distinguished speakers of the event will be Soledad Cabezón Ruiz MEP (Rapporteur in the ENVI Committee), Ioana Siska, MD, PhD (Policy Officer, Health Technology Assessment, Unit B4, DG SANTE), Ilko Getov MScPharm, PhD, (Chair of the HTA Committee to the Ministry of Health of Bulgaria), Philipp Tillich (Health Attaché, Permanent Representation of Austria to the EU)Kaisa Immonen (Director of Policy, European Patients’ Forum) and François Houÿez (Director of Treatment Information and Access, EURORDIS) as well as high-level representatives on behalf of the Austrian Ministry of Health.  

To register for the event, please click here.