21ST CENTURY CURES ACT – PROVISIONS IMPACTING PHARMACEUTICAL REGULATION

| August 13, 2015

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On July 2, 2015 the House passed the 21st Century Cures Act . The focus is on expediting research and development on debilitating diseases, and smoothing the process to get important therapeutic options to patients who need them quickly.

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Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Turkey / İlaç Endüstrisi İşverenler Sendikası (İEİS)

IEIS was established in 1964 to improve and bolster business conditions of its members and to contribute to the development of healthcare policies in Turkey. Pharmaceutical production is the primary activity of our local and multinational members. We cater to a diverse group of companies with different business interests stretching from originator products to branded generics, manufacturing and importing of pharmaceuticals and active ingredients, marketing of biological products (blood products, vaccines, etc.) as well as contract manufacturers.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Brings Hundreds Of U.S. Clinical Trials To A Halt

Article | April 11, 2020

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Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association of Turkey / İlaç Endüstrisi İşverenler Sendikası (İEİS)

IEIS was established in 1964 to improve and bolster business conditions of its members and to contribute to the development of healthcare policies in Turkey. Pharmaceutical production is the primary activity of our local and multinational members. We cater to a diverse group of companies with different business interests stretching from originator products to branded generics, manufacturing and importing of pharmaceuticals and active ingredients, marketing of biological products (blood products, vaccines, etc.) as well as contract manufacturers.

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