Further collaborations

Beneluxa initiative

The Department is involved in the Beneluxa initiative, a collaboration of the governments of Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Austria and Ireland that aims to ensure sustainable access to innovative medicine at affordable cost for our patients. For further information: https://beneluxa.org/


Experts of the Department have been involved in the Piperska Group, a collaboration of health professional in public authorities and researchers, that aims ‘to ensure robust systems are in place in Europe to enhance the rational use of drugs, including new expensive drugs, to improve health’.