About Us

Health Forward is an initiative of the innovative biopharmaceutical sector in the Middle East and North Africa. Together, we are working to make new medicines and better health care available to patients. Across our region and around the world, governments are making practical improvements and partnering with the private sector to drive innovation and to improve health care. Our aim is to share these ideas and to ensure everyone can share in the benefits of a healthy future.


Inequality in Cancer Care is Costing Lives

The Swedish Institute for Health Economics (IHE) and PhRMA MEA announce findings of their key report that explores the cancer care landscape in nine Middle Eastern and African countries.

Cancer Care in the Middle East and Africa

A recent landscape report on cancer care in nine MEA countries from the Swedish Institute for Health Economics (IHE) and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) reveals that newly diagnosed cancer cases in MEA could almost double between 2020 and 2040 if immediate action isn’t taken to address the rising trend.

Opportunities for Progress

Explore policy-related opportunities for governments, health officials and companies operating in the MENA health sector.

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