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Comprehensive Cabinet delegation on trade mission to China

From 8 to 13 April 2018, Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag,...

News item | 05-04-2018 | 11:30

The Netherlands opens helpdesk for EMA staff in London

As of today, the staff of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in London can address any question they may have on their...

News item | 08-12-2017 | 17:05

EU selects Amsterdam as new location for EMA

This evening the General Affairs Council of the European Union decided that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will relocate...

News item | 20-11-2017 | 18:58

The Netherlands launches initiative for full access to medicines in all EU Member States

When the European Commission grants a central EU marketing authorization for new and innovative medicines, pharmaceutical...

News item | 24-10-2017 | 11:04

BeNeLuxA launches website on medicine coalition

Curious to learn about the medicine coalition named BeNeLuxA? As of today you can go to  to find out more....

News item | 06-09-2017 | 11:00

The Dutch bid for the European Medicines Agency

Commitment, continuity, connectivity and community – those are the keywords in the Dutch bid for EMA Today in Brussels, health...

News item | 11-07-2017 | 11:16

Working together internationally to tackle dementia

There are 47.5 million people in the world living with dementia, and their numbers are steadily increasing. This makes a joint...

News item | 17-05-2017 | 10:30

Van Rijn: entering into new shared agreements on innovation and affordable prices for medicines

Dutch State Secretary Martin van Rijn (Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport) calls on governments, the pharmaceutical ...

News item | 11-05-2017 | 19:32

Amsterdam metropolitan area officially a candidate for hosting EMA

Today, in a letter to the European Council and the European Commission,  the Netherlands officially announced the candidacy of...

News item | 20-04-2017 | 16:00

Government wants European Medicines Agency to relocate to the Netherlands

The Netherlands has applied to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The organisation is currently based in London, but ...

News item | 16-01-2017 | 16:30

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