Cyprus teams up with five EU states for cheaper meds

first_imgCyprus and five other southern EU member states have decided to work together on giving European citizens access to cheaper innovative medicines, it was announced on Tuesday.Health Minister Giorgos Pamboridis initiated the effort with a letter he sent to European Health Commissioner Vitenis Adriakaytis  in April 2016. Pamboridis, along with the health ministers from Malta, Greece, Portugal, Italy and Spain signed the Valetta Declaration on Monday.The ministers agreed to cooperate with full confidence, solidarity and transparency for better access to medicines.Pamboridis welcomed the initiative to work for cheaper innovative medicines and expressed confidence that the initiative would soon lead to joint actions that would deliver tangible results.Cyprus has already taken an initiative to hold a meeting of the Technical Committee in Nicosia with the participation of  three representatives from each country.You May LikePopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoSecurity SaversWindows Users Advised To Do This TodaySecurity SaversUndoPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GamePlay this for 1 minute and see why everyone is addictedPlarium I Vikings: Free Online GameUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoPensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img

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