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Liberian nurses carry the body of an Ebola victim in 2014. Vaccines were not available to victims of the epidemic, lobby group Access to Medicines Ireland says. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

(...) medicines, according to lobby group Access to Medicines Ireland. It is calling for changes in the approach(...)

Ireland is, with France, the slowest of the wealthy western European states to approve payment for new medicines, according to a new survey by the industry.

(...) new medicines, according to a new survey by the industry. Patients wait an average of 486 days for(...)

About a billion packs of medicines cross the UK-EU border each year.

Drug companies have urged European Union governments not to close the door to medicines and(...)

IPHA president GSK’s Aidan Lynch (centre); IPHA vice-president Paul Reid (Pfizer); and Bayer’s Itziar Canamasas with the Manifesto for Better Health ahead of the IPHA annual conference on November 8th. Photograph: Justin Mac Innes

(...) the new medicines they develop. “I want to move us along in terms of how the other side, if I can say(...)

The Minister for Health Simon Harris was vocal ahead of the agreement that such decisions should not become a political football. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

HSE said that, henceforth, final approval on new medicines rests with the HSE and there is no further(...)

 A protest at the Dáil in March over delays in securing approval for Orkambi drug therapy for people with cystic fibrosis in Ireland. Following the campaign, the Minister approved funding of the drug therapy. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) health service with enough money to fund new high-tech medicines. Instead, it has passed back to the(...)