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Global pharmaceutical growth predicted to be 5–7% in 2011

According to IMS Health, global drug sales will rise in 2011 despite patent losses. Although patent expirations and limits on drug spending can hamper growth of drug sales in developed countries, global pharmaceutical sales are nonetheless expected to grow 5–7% in 2011, compared with 4–5% growth in 2010, according to an annual forecast by IMS Health.

The EU and rational use of medicines

A report produced by the Gesundheit Österreich GmbH / Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitswesen (GÖG/ÖBIG – Austrian Health Institute) surveyed measures for promoting the rational use of medicines in the 27 EU Member States.

The Netherlands and rational use of medicines

The Netherlands was studied in detail in a report produced by the Gesundheit Österreich GmbH / Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitswesen (GÖG/ÖBIG – Austrian Health Institute). The report surveyed measures for promoting the rational use of medicines in the 27 EU Member States.

Promoting rational use of medicines in Europe

In a report by the Gesundheit Österreich GmbH / Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitswesen (GÖG/ÖBIG – Austrian Health Institute), measures for promoting the rational use of medicines in the 27 EU Member States were surveyed.

Germany’s rational use of medicines

Germany was studied in detail in a report produced by the Gesundheit Österreich GmbH / Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitswesen (GÖG/ÖBIG – Austrian Health Institute). The report surveyed measures for promoting the rational use of medicines in the 27 EU Member States.

Italy’s rational use of medicines

Italy was studied in detail in a report produced by the Gesundheit Österreich GmbH / Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitswesen (GÖG/ÖBIG – Austrian Health Institute). The report surveyed measures for promoting the rational use of medicines in the 27 EU member states.

Rational use of medicines in Denmark

Denmark was studied in detail in a report produced by the Gesundheit Österreich GmbH / Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitswesen (GÖG/ÖBIG – Austrian Health Institute) which surveyed measures for promoting the rational use of medicines in the 27 EU Member States.

France’s rational use of medicines

France was studied in detail in a report produced by the Gesundheit Österreich GmbH / Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitswesen (GÖG/ÖBIG – Austrian Health Institute). The report surveyed measures for promoting the rational use of medicines in the 27 EU member states.

Survey on rational use of medicines in 27 EU Members States

Measures for promoting the rational use of medicines in the 27 EU Member States were surveyed in a report by the Gesundheit Österreich GmbH / Österreichisches Bundesinstitut für Gesundheitswesen (GÖG/ÖBIG – Austrian Health Institute).

Brand-name drugs show huge price increases

In a new report produced by the AARP’s (American Association of Retired Persons) Public Policy Institute it was found that average retail price increases for brand-name prescription drugs in the US have far outstripped price increases for other consumer goods and services between 2005 and 2009.