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Magrini the new director general of the Agency of the Drug
the ROME - the Conference of The Regions has given the go-ahead to the appointment of Nicholas Rodriguez as the new director-general of the Agency of drug (Aifa). The Regions gave a favourable opinion to the proposal of the Minister of Health, Roberto Hope.

the Finish is a technical and very estimated that in the last few years, from 2014 onwards, has been the secretary of the Committee for the basic drugs of the Who. This is the body that writes the list of medications considered to be essential. The list contains the products, indeed indispensable, to the exclusion of the hundreds of duplicates, and also of medicines, unnecessary of which are sold, and often also refunded, in the health care systems of the developed Countries. Previously, he was responsible for the area of drugs of the Agency of healthcare services of Emilia-Romagna. In that role, he supported the fight of the Region against the pharmaceutical industry in the case Avasin-Lucentis, two drugs that work against macular degeneration, but only the second has the permission to that use because the company that produces the first (la Roche) has never request. Emilia decided to use the Avastin and had to surrender when the Aifa, at that time directed by Luca Pani, went sideways and stopped. Just Magrini was among those who worked on the appeal of the region against that decision. At the end of the line emiliana has prevailed, and the council of State and Antitrust have established that the two industries, in addition to Roche and Novartis, had agreed not to compete with each other. And on each other, called in their case by the Council of the State, it is also expressed by the Court of Justice of the european union in January 2018, which reaffirmed that "the agreement between the pharmaceutical groups Roche and Novartis, which aims to reduce the use in the field of ophthalmic medicine Avastin, and increase that of Lucentis could constitute a restriction of competition "by object"”.

He is among the founders of the Cochrane Italian, that is, the international organization that "collects and synthesizes the best scientific evidence to help you make informed decisions about therapeutic strategies". It is, therefore, a great sostenitotre of Ebm, evidence based medicine (medicine based on evidence) that is translated in the pharmaceutical field means that shall be used in medicinal products for which there is scientific evidence of effectiveness solid.

"we have Finally closed the issue of the appointment of the nominating committee for the Lea of the Agency for the medication, the Aifa and the higher health Institute - has explained the vice-president of the Conference of the Regions, Donato Toma , at the end of the work of the Conference, Then the conference of the Regions has made its designations in perfect unanimity".

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