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IGPA calls for equal status for generics industry at global pharmaceutical standards organization meeting

LISBON, PORTUGAL (November 10, 2014) - Generics are more than 50% of global prescriptions, equal participation in all aspects of management and standards-setting in International Conference on Harmonization best serves public health.

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IGPA submits formal request to global pharmaceutical standards-setting organization seeking equal status for generics industry

August 21, 2014 - In a letter sent last week, the International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance, (IGPA) wrote to the members of the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH), seeking the status of an ICH Steering Committee member which would allow it to participate in harmonization of drug quality, safety, efficacy standards equally with the originator industry.

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IGPA organizes its 16 Annual Conference in Brussels

Brussels, 10 December 2013. The International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance (IGPA) hosted its 16th Annual Conference “A Global Market - A Global Industry”. This event brought together more than 200 representatives from the pharmaceutical industry worldwide, European institutions, national authorities, and high level representatives from the IGPA. Addressing the audience, Laurette Onkelinx, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and Public Health, stressed the invaluable contribution of generic medicines to society stating that the generic medicines sector is a “sustainable industry that can invest in quality”.

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