Meetings with the pharmaceutical industry since December 1st 2019

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Dear Health and Food Safety,

On behalf of Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), I would like to - under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties as developed in Regulation 1049/2001 - request access to the following documents:

- all reports (and other notes) from meetings between DG SANTE and representatives of the pharmaceutical industry (companies as well as organisations such as EFPIA) from December 1st 2019 onwards. This should include the following companies: Bayer AG, Novartis International AG, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, Amgen Inc, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Johnson & Johnson, SANOFI, Pfizer Inc., AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly and Company, and MSD (Europe) Inc. (Merck Sharp & Dohme).

- all correspondence (including emails) between the DG SANTE and representatives of the pharmaceutical industry (companies as well as organisations such as EFPIA) from December 1st 2019 onwards.

- a list of all the above-mentioned documents (including dates, names of participants/senders/recipients and their affiliation, subject of meeting/correspondence)

Yours faithfully,
Olivier Hoedeman

on behalf of Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
Rue d'Edimbourg 26,
1050 Brussels, Belgium
Tel. +32 (0)2 893 0930
Mobile: +32 474 486545
EU Transparency Register ID Number: 5353162366-85

Health and Food Safety

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Dear Mr Hoedeman,


Thank you for your e-mail dated 14 January 2020. We hereby acknowledge
receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered
on the same date  under reference number GestDem 2020/0261.


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