Economic challenges of globalisation
XX ECONOMIC FORUM
Ewa Kopacz, Minister of of Health, Poland; Romuald Krajewski, Vice–President, General Medical Council, Poland
udith Bidlo, Deputy Director of the National Health Insurance Fund of Hungary, explained what the changes in their medicine reimbursement system consist of. They have separate budgets for medicines and for hospital treatment inc- luding medicines used for this purpose and the government is trying to split the risk between companies and the government. This especially applies to innovative treatment in which there is no certainty yet as to its eectiveness. On the other hand, Laszko Kovacs, Vice President of Gedeon Richter, emphasized J
Monika Richardson, Presentation of Partnership for Health Program, Poland
that research and innovations are very expensive, so companies are taking over already existing generic medicines manufacturers. However, it is innovations and new solutions that can fulll the ever new medical requirements. An extraordinary event in the debate devoted to the healthcare system was a me- eting with children.
ocial innovations created by companies have been awarded with the Nobel Prize. However, we are still asking ourselves the question of how to be a social- ly responsible company without doing charity work? It turns out that children