10th Pharma & Health Conference

“Health Policy Priorities”

The 10th Pharma & Health Conference will focus on the priorities that Health Policy in Greece should set following the parliamentary elections of July 7th. This year’s anniversary event will take place on 18 July 2019 at the Athenaeum Intercontinental hotel.

The event is organized by Ethos Media, www.virus.com.gr website on healthcare issues and Pharma & Health Business Magazine (www.phb.com.gr) A special closed meeting will take place in parallel with the main conference, with the participation of the new leadership of the Ministry of Health, which will take office after the elections of July 7th. This meeting will also be attended by representatives of scientific and social organizations, patients associations as well as professionals involved in the healthcare market.

This meeting aims at encouraging the exchange of views between health organizations and the leadership of the Ministry of Health and the presentation of the new government’s priorities. Mr. Emilios Negis, journalist and managing editor of virus.com.gr, will be the coordinator of the discussion.

In addition to the main conference there will be 2 round tables, with the objective to encourage discussion among representatives of political parties and members of social and medical associations and unions (more specifically: patients’ associations, medical organizations, academics, pharmaceutical companies).

The conference begins in



(Ballroom I at level 2)

Before the main conference, a breakfast meeting titled “Priorities in Healthcare” will be organized with the participation of political parties’ and scientific and social institutions’ representatives as well as healthcare companies’ executives. The meeting will be attended by the new political leadership of the Ministry of Health, which will emerge after the elections of 7 July. In addition, patients’ associations, scientific and social organizations representatives as well as healthcare market executives, will be invited to participate. The main objective of the meeting is the exchange of views between healthcare organizations and the Ministry of Health leadership, and the presentation of the new government’s priorities.

Breakfast meeting participation is free for the sponsors’ representatives. (Distinguished Corporate Participation, Bronze, Silver, Gold).

The meeting will be attended by:

The Minister of Health

Mr Vasilis Kikilias


The Deputy Minister of Health

Mr Vasilis Kontozamanis, MSc, MBA



Michele Antognoli

Vice President, International Markets Department, BFF Banking Group

George Giannopoulos

Secretary General, Ministry of Health

Spyros Alexandratos

Country Principal, Director of Management Consulting, Advanced Analytics, Primary Market Research, Health Technology Assessment, Real World Evidence at IQVIA Greece

Nikos Dedes

President, European AIDS Treatment Group, Chair of “Positive Voice”

Eleftherios Thireos, MD, MSc in Public Health

General Practitioner, Greek NHS Consultant, Vari Health Centre, Athens, Secretary General, Athens Medical Society

George Kalamitsis

Chair of Board, Hellenic Liver Patients Association "Prometheus"

Nikos Kostaras

General Manager Greece, IQVIA

Harry Nardis

Chairman of BoD & Managing Director, Greece, Cyprus & Malta, Astellas Pharmaceuticals AEBE

Olympios Papadimitriou

President, SFEE & General Manager, Novo Nordisk Hellas

Nikos Polyzos

Professor in Health Service Organizational Management, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Zachary Ragousis

President & Managing Director, Pfizer Hellas.

Kyriakos Souliotis

Associate Professor of Health Policy, University of Peloponnese, Greece, Senior Associate Director LSE Enterprise - Medical Technology Research Group

Elena Chouliara

President & Managing Director, ΑstraZeneca Greece & Cyprus, Secretary of PhRMA Innovation Forum



Athenaeum InterContinental