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Join our new association

An invitation to join EUPATI CH was released in February 2016, and since then, over 60 individuals, organisations, and institution and company representatives have expressed their interest. Later in 2016, on 4 October we will hold our foundation meeting to mark the official launch of the EUPATI CH association according to Swiss law. On this…

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Florian Klett

Florian Klett, EUPATI Fellows Alumni Coordinator He studied Adventure Tourism Management (BA) and Project Management (MSc) in Birmingham, UK. Passionate about working with people, he is PARE Programme Manager at the European League Against Rheumatism – EULAR (www.eular.org) and General Secretary at FOREUM – Foundation for Research in Rheumatology (www.foreum.org). At EULAR he monitors the…

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Estelle Jobson

Estelle Jobson is from South Africa and has a background in editing, writing, scholarly and educational publishing. She works full-time as a corporate writer in Geneva. Estelle was a board member and carried out international activities for the US-based Endometriosis Association for five years. She is now involved in endometriosis awareness and activism with Swiss…

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Rosemarie Pfau

Rosmarie Pfau is the founder and president of the volunteer-led, non-profit patient organisation Lymphome.ch patient network Switzerland. Rosmarie Pfau was diagnosed in 1999 with follicular lymphoma, which subsequently developed into aggressive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). After several chemo- and radiotherapy cycles, high-dose chemotherapy became necessary in 2006, followed by autologous stem cell transplantation. Since…

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Peter Lack

Peter Lack is the CEO of Childhood Cancer Switzerland and freelance worker as coach, organisational consultant, project manager, lecturer and author for companies and NGO’s with focus on health care and ethical issues of end-of-life care (www.peterlack.ch). Peter graduated as a theologist and not-for-profit manager and has a long history in philanthropic engagement. Peter is…

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EUPATI Switzerland in the press

Following the launch event in February this year, EUPATI CH received some press coverage in various media and diverse formats (newspaper, website news, radio and TV). Some of our partner organisations and interested stakeholders also produced annoucements and stories about the EUPATI project and the Swiss platform on their websites and social media channels. An…

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EUPATI National Platform in Switzerland launched

The EUPATI National Platform in Switzerland was launched on 3 February 2016 in Bern. EUPATI – the European Patients’ Academy for Therapeutic Innovation –   has similar national networks in other countries across Europe. With the help of EUPATI and its National Platforms, patients can educate themselves using the EUPATI toolbox, and the EUPATI Patient Expert…

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Second Swiss EUPATI National Platform event in Lausanne

“The Experiences and needs of patients should form an integral part of research” On 25 March 2015, nearly 50 representatives of patient organisations, clinical research institutions, the pharmaceutical industry and authorities met in Lausanne to exchange their personal experiences and views of patient involvement in medicines research and development. This event provided an ideal opportunity…

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First Swiss EUPATI National Platform event in Bern

“Patient engagement in medicinal research and development, EUPATI Patients’ Academy” On 11 December 2014, the Swiss EUPATI National Platform gathered more than 50 Swiss German-speaking stakeholders in Bern. The event was jointly organised by the Swiss Clinical Trial Organisation (SCTO), the Swiss Cancer League and the Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research (SAKK). The participants…

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