Seminar: Perspectives of Innovative Medical Treatment in Czech Republic

U.S. Embassy Prague U.S. Commercial Service in cooperation with the NGO Revenium, organized a seminar “Perspectives on Innovative Treatment in the Czech Republic”.

Ambassador Stephen B. King opened the event which featured presentations from top Czech healthcare stakeholders including Adam Vojtech, Minister of Health; David Smehlik, Deputy Chairman of the General Insurance Company (VZP), Irena Storova, Director of the State Institute for Drug Control (SUKL), Jana Prausova, Chairwoman of the Czech Oncology Society; Martina Vasakova, Chairwoman of the Czech Pneumology Society; and Petra Adamkova, Director of Onko Unie.

The seminar highlighted the importance of cooperation and open discussion among all stakeholders and discussed ways to allow for timely market access for innovative life-saving medicines.