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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Sara Riggare

Having experienced the first symptoms of Parkinson’s disease at age 13, Sara Riggare now, 35+ years later, utilizes her engineering training to conduct research that is truly patient-centered. She explores how patients can learn from their own observations, thereby contributing to improving the healthcare system. Sara is an appreciated speaker on patient-related issues, both in Sweden and internationally. She is an advisor to the Swedish government on Life Science issues, and internationally, Sara collaborates with and advises the World Parkinson Coalition, Quantified Self Labs, and Stanford Medicine X.

Speaking in:
Grand Opening of the Congress
“Patient involvement: presenting the evidence”


Learn more about Thomas Allvin

Thomas Allvin

Executive Director for Strategy and Healthcare Systems at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

Thomas Allvin

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Learn more about June Raine

June Raine

Director of Vigilance and Risk Management of Medicines at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) of the UK

June Raine
Learn more about Miklos Szocska

Miklos Szocska

Former Secretary of State for Health in Hungary, Director of the Health Services Management Training Centre of the Semmelweis University

Miklos Szocska

Master of Ceremonies

Patients included

We are proud to announce that EPF Congress 2019 is Patients Included™. This means that EPF is committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they were neither excluded nor exploited.

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