Patient organizations representing
Patients contributed to its development
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The Novartis Commitment to Patients and Caregivers
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Our Commitment – reporting 2021 progress
Early research programs
in general medicines obtained patient insights before first-in-human trials (healthy volunteers). Piloted patient panels for five Proof of Concept indications.
Patients reached through managed access programs
95% requests approved for 62 compounds in 95 countries - providing pre-approval access to Novartis medicines. At the end of 2021, more than 13 000 patients were receiving treatment through MAPs.
Clinical development programs
comprising 70 clinical trials, had a patient engagement component to obtain the patient perspective on the design and/or conduct of clinical trials.
included Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) conducted in 72 countries.
from Phase 1-4 clinical trials sent to investigators to share with 27 013 trial participants and posted on novartis.com/clinicaltrials.
reached through access approaches.
About clinical trials
Clinical trials are scientific studies conducted to find better ways to prevent, screen for, diagnose or treat disease.
Participating in Novartis clinical trials
Novartis is currently conducting clinical trials around the world for a number of diseases.
Managed Access programs
Novartis Managed Access makes investigational or unapproved treatments available to eligible patients with serious or life-threatening diseases. Your physician may request access.
Diversity in clinical trials is integral to who we are at Novartis and we are working hard to improve both the diversity of patients enrolled in our clinical research and the investigators involved in our trials. (PDF 0.2 MB)
Collaborations with Patient Organizations
Sound up for lung cancer research
Global Oncology Patient Insights Panels (GOPIPs) are giving patients and advocates a critical voice in advancing lung cancer trials.
Novartis ranks #4 in PatientView’s 2019 corporate reputation survey of patient organizations worldwide
Patient Organizations and Novartis
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