Chronic drug shortages in Greece have left thousands of patients without medicines and paralysed the drug supply chain. The impact of the ongoing financial crisis in Europe is having a deep impact on patients – and that’s before the possible return of the Drachma which could at least double the relative cost of imported medicines.… » read more
As time passes the crisis in the euro area gets worse. Italy is being forced to borrow at forbiddingly high interest rates, despite the constant intervention of the European Central Bank, while doubts are growing over the ability of France, the eurozone’s second largest economy, to hold on to its excellent credit rating (AAA) given… » read more
The ongoing negotiations for the resolution of the Cyprus problem pose once again serious challenges to EU’s role in the area.