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

Big Pharma in Ireland has an image problem. At least that’s how it sees it. “I think we are not seen as a trusted partner,” says Aidan Lynch, presid(...)

Drug companies have warned against moves to weaken protections for intellectual property  rights in Europe. Photograph: Getty Images

Drug companies have warned that moves to weaken protections for intellectual property (IP) rights in Europe could put the brakes on efforts to cure so(...)