Video 14 June 2010

IFPMA’s address at UN General Assembly on MDGs


On June 14, 2010, the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) delivered a formal statement to the United Nations General Assembly Hearings with NGOs, Civil Society and the Private Sector on the UN Millennium Development Goals. The IFPMA, the only industry body selected to make such a statement, outlined its members’ major contributions to the health-related UN MDGs, their observations on the lessons learnt from their wide range of programs to help improve health in developing countries, and recommendations for advancing progress in this area. Statement delivered by Mario Ottiglio, Associate Director, Public Affairs and Global Health Policy


The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) represents over 90 innovative pharmaceutical companies and associations across the globe. Based in Geneva, IFPMA has official relations with the United Nations and contributes industry expertise to help the global health community improve the lives of people everywhere. The industry’s two million employees discover, develop, and deliver medicines and vaccines that advance global health.

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