Cyprus wants progress in research for rare diseases and solutions for orphan drugs, says Health Minister

Cyprus wants progress in research on rare diseases and solutions for a common market and supply of orphan drugs, said Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela, in his intervention on Monday at a High Level meeting entitled “Care and innovation pathways for a European rare diseases policy ”in Paris, organised under the aegis of the EU French presidency.

The participating Health Ministers spoke about recent developments in Ukraine and agreed to discuss ways to help those affected at next week`s Council.

According to a press release from the Ministry, Hadjipantela referred to Cyprus` national policy in the field of rare diseases, saying that our country manages all initiatives related to rare diseases as an important asset and tool, and hopes for continuous development in this field.

Source: Cyprus News Agency