When it comes to environmental sustainability, understanding that everything is connected is important in making meaningful change. This is true for the connection between the pharmaceutical industry and the environment; the health of patients is directly tied to the health of the planet.

    “Climate change’s influence on human health can be direct or indirect – through infectious disease patterns, increasing extreme weather patterns and the risk of drought, floods and subsequent food insecurity, as well as various respiratory diseases from poor air quality. Further understanding of the interface between people, health and the environment is critical” says the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) director of science policy, Kirsty Reid,

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-Lisa James

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