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The EPC organised on May 6th a policy dialogue with the World Bank on the topic: “Russia in the global economic storm” and presented its latest Economic Report dated March 2009 and available here. The numbers of the World Bank, even though considered by the key note as “educated guesses” are still the best available… » read more

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Sitting on Boston’s south shore, the John F. Kennedy Pesidential Library is both imposing yet not over-stated. A rare treat for me was the opportunity to address the annual meeting of MassMEDIC, the largest regional medical technology association in the USA – and that means the world, I am sure! The speaker’s podium has a… » read more

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I’m just back from an extended trip to Sweden where I was invited to present at Swedish Medtech’s AGM (it was my first trip to Sweden so I tagged on a few days leave). Great event and a great country; if you haven’t visited yet, you have to go! I have always found Swedish people… » read more

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Finally arrived in downtown Milan after a long train ride on the so-called Malpensa Express. This rainy afternoon in Milan saw the second workshop of the European Health Technology Institute for Socio-Economic Research (EHTI) at beautiful Bocconi campus discussing the road to harmonisation of health technology assessment (HTA) in Europe. Rosanna Tarricone Executive Director of… » read more

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BVMed goes Brussels

Last night I attended BVMed’s well attended debate looking at the German medical technology sector in times of the economic crisis. The debate was hosted by the permanent representation of the German Federal State of North Rhine Westfalia. Member of the European Parliament, Dr Peter Liese, was one of the speakers. He welcomed BVMed’s initiative… » read more

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