The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) represents research-based pharmaceutical companies and associations across the globe. Research-based pharmaceutical companies have a unique role as innovators of life-saving and life-changing medicines and vaccines, which improved millions of lives around the world. While there has been much progress, much more remains to be done especially in the developing world.
Based in Geneva, IFPMA has official relations with the United Nations and contributes industry expertise to help the global health community find solutions that improve global health. The IFPMA members are also actively involved in more than 250 public-private partnerships with NGOs, governments, international organizations, universities and hospitals to tackle healthcare challenges in low- and middle-income countries.
Today, these public-private partnerships focus on disease prevention, improvements in health system infrastructure, training, research and development (R&D), medicine and vaccine donations, and other measures to improve the availability of treatment. www.ifpma.org