Paul Reid of Pfizer is taking over as head of industry body Ipha. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

“What we want to do is correct the innovation paradox...” It’s a bad start to an interview and a raised eyebrow persuades Paul Reid to explain the man(...)

More than 30,000 people are employed in the pharma sector in Ireland

Ireland is a world leader in making and producing cancer therapies, so why do Irish patients have to wait so long to access innovative medicines? It(...)

Paul Reid  of Pfizer: “In the Brexit and Covid-19 environment, it is more important than ever for the industry to collaborate across Government so that Ireland can deal with the serious risks.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Pfizer’s Paul Reid has taken over as head of the pharma industry’s lobby group as it prepares for crunch talks with the Government over a new medicine(...)

Pharma companies have agreed a six-month extension with Government to the current deal

Pharma companies have agreed with the Government a six-month extension to the current deal on the price and supply of medicines. Minister for Health S(...)

The pharma industry believes that about a dozen new drugs, which have gone through a process with the HSE on their clinical worthiness and on price, have been held up. Photograph:  PA Wire

The pharmaceutical industry has said it is hopeful that an extension can be agree this week to the current agreement with the Government on the cost o(...)

The agreement between the Government and the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association  has resulted in savings of about €600 million.

The pharmaceutical industry has signalled it will not agree to an extension of an existing deal on medicine costs with the Government that has generat(...)

The US administration  said it had secured supplies of 500,000 treatment courses of the antiviral drug Remdesivir from Gilead, amounting to 100 per cent of production in July and 90 per cent for August and September. Photograph: Chris Kleponis/Polaris/Bloomberg

Ireland’s biopharma industry has warned against protectionism and “self-sufficiency” when it comes to the production and distribution of medicines, an(...)

Ipha says Irish drug approvals system  ‘among the slowest in Europe’. Photograph: iStock

Drug companies have called on political leaders to prioritise faster access to life-saving medicines under any new government as controversy arose ove(...)

Almost all the 1,000 adults who took part in the survey agreed that the Republic should contribute to the development of new medicines.

Three out of four Irish people would help test the safety and effectiveness of new treatments if they were ill, a new survey shows. A study backed by(...)

Patients in Ireland are waiting three times as long as those in some other European countries to get access to certain medicines, according to an anal(...)

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