The voice of people

with MS in Europe

EMSP and other European NGOs


EUnetHTA was established to create an effective and sustainable network for Health Technology Assessment (HTA) across Europe – its aim is to help develop reliable, timely, transparent and transferable information to contribute to HTAs in European countries.


EMSP is a member of EUnetHTA's Stakeholder Forum.



The European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) is an independent representative European-wide organisation devoted to multiple sclerosis (MS).
ECTRIMS works with researchers and clinicians of its member countries and with other organizations that share similar missions and objectives on a worldwide scale, creating networking and collaboration opportunities. The ultimate goal of ECTRIMS is to improve basic and clinical research and clinical outcomes in MS.

European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) represents the pharmaceutical industry operating in Europe. Through its direct membership of 33 national associations and 37 leading pharmaceutical companies, EFPIA is the voice on the EU scene of 1,900 companies committed to researching, developing and bringing to patients new medicines that will improve health and the quality of life around the world.

European Patients' Forum (EPF)

EPF was founded in 2003 to be the umbrella organisation of pan-European patient organisations active in the field of European public health and health advocacy. EPF facilitates exchange of good practice and challenging of bad practices on patients’ rights, equitable access to treatment and care, and health-related quality of life between patient organisations at European level and at Member state level.

European Disability Forum (EDF)

The European Disability Forum is an independent NGO that represents the interests of 80 million Europeans with disabilities.