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PAG Transparency information

Otsuka Pharma Scandinavia AB (OPSAB) is a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Europe Ltd (OPEL) who is a member of the national pharmaceutical industry associations in the Nordic region (Läkemedelsindustriföreningen (LIF), Legemiddelindustrien (LMI)) which incorporates the EFPIA disclosure code as part of the national codes in the Nordic region.  As such Otsuka Pharma Scandinavia AB (OPSAB) agrees to publically disclose certain transfers of value made directly or indirectly to healthcare professionals and healthcare organisations. This includes, but is not limited to:
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Support to patient organisations and not-for-profit

Year Country External Stakeholder Group Amount Currency Description
     2020 Netherlands Nier Patienten Vereniging (NVN) 3000 EUR translation ADPKD routemap
 4000 EUR the Annual day for Kidney Diseases
Netherlands Nierpatienten Vereniging Nederlands  6000 EUR A combination of a webinar and a physical meeting. We will invite keynote speakers and facilitate exchange of experiences among patients. We are planning to rent a corona-proof venue and arrange a studio to record the webinar for those patients who are unable to physically participate.
Sweden Schizofreniförbundet 70 000 SEK Printing of brochure re. mental illness
Denmark Skizofreniforeningen 35,000  DKK Nordic meeting with focus on severe mental illness
2019   Nordic meeting held in Sweden  Skizofreniforeningen DK  7,400  DKK  To support for a Nordic collaboration between PAGs
Nordic meeting held in Sweden where Finnish, Norwegian PAG attendees where present  Schizofreniföreningen SE  26,325  SEK   To support for a Nordic collaboration between PAGs
2018 Denmark Skizofreniforeningen  26.098,75  DKK  To support a folder to young patients
2017 Netherlands  Nierpatiënten Vereniging Nederland (NVN)  12,000  EUR   Support for ADPKD materials for patient brochure, magazine and website; patients meeting & NVN conference sponsorship
Netherlands Nierpatiënten Vereniging Nederland (NVN)  4,000  EUR  To support delivery of digital ADPKD brochure
Netherlands  Nierpatiënten Vereniging Nederland (NVN) 10,000  EUR  Patient Platform project to encourage self-management of kidney disease and contribute to QoL
Belgium  AIRG-Belgique  4,000  EUR  Support for annual patient day for patients with genetic kidney disorders
Norway LNT - Landsforeningen for Nyrepasienter og Transplanterte 14,250 SEK Reprint of disease awereness brochure about ADPKD
2016 Belgium AIRG-Belgique 2,500 EUR Grant to ensure the operational running of AIRG-Belgium's annual patient day
Netherlands Nierpatiënten Vereniging Nederland (NVN) 2,500 EUR Grant to support the implementation of NVN designed patient survey 
Netherlands  NVN 1,500 EUR  Grant to support patient representative attendance at ERA-EDTA congress 
Netherlands  NVN 9,550 EUR  Grant to develop patient videos with patient communication training
Finland  Finnish Liver and Kidney Association  1,200  EUR   Sponsorship to support association activities  
Sweden Njurförbundet I Västsverige 20,000 SEK Sponsorship of conference booth at National Kidney Conference (Nationella Njurkonferensen)
Denmark Nyreforeningen, Region East Jylland 10,000 DKK Grant to support facilitation of ADPKD meeting (50 delegates) with external speaker
Denmark Nyreforeningen, Københavs Omegns kreds 9,000 EUR Grant to support educational ADPKD members meeting with external speaker
Sweden The Swedish Kidney Association (Njurförbundet) 20,000 SEK Grant to support collaboration in educational ADPKD seminar about in Skåne, Sweden
Sweden Njurförbundet Sydöstra Sverige 15,000 SEK Grant to support seminar about ADPKD in Linköping, Sweden
Norway LNT (The Norwegian Society for Kidney and Transplantation patients) 60,000 NOR Collaborative partner on ADPKD (cystenyrer in Norwegian) educational activities during the duration of 2016. This includes educational meetings in in Drammen and in Oslo and dissemination, and Norwegian adaption, of an ADPKD video, support educational ADPKD seminars
Finland The Finnish Kidney and Liver Association 33,000 EUR Collaboration for Disease Awareness Campaign including ADPKD The superhero kidney, World Kidney Day
Sweden Njurförbundet 70,000 SEK Production of ADPKD brochure
2015 Denmark Nyreforeningen 10,000 DKK Danish patient organisation of nephrology scientific meeting, 20 young researchers
Finland Crohn Ja Colitis Ry 2,515 EUR Financial support for reprinting of Inflammatory Bowel Disease children's book, "Anna ja Elias"
Norway LNT (The Norwegian Society for Kidney and Transplantation patients) 19080 SEK Financial support for production of brochure for patients
Sweden Mag-och tarmbundet 10,000 SEK Financial support for production of 2 pull-up banners (at exhibitions and meetings) Swedish Children’s Book and website "Tarmalarm"
Finland The Finnish Kidney and Liver Association 22,000 EUR Collaborative partner to the Association´s campaign on kidney disease in 2015 and support for the development of educational material for patients with kidney disease
Sweden Mag-och tarmbundet 80,000 SEK Financial support for production of two films for the website of the Association
Finland The Finnish Kidney and Liver Association 800 EUR Financial support for a meeting in connection with the 45th anniversary celebration of the Association
2014 Sweden Mag- och tarmförbundet 200,000 SEK Translation and printing of children's book about IBD
Sweden Swedish Kidney Association 25,000 SEK Provide support for communication activities (media invitation and event) at Almedalen 2014 in order to raise awareness of the burden of kidney disease
Finland Finnish Kidney and Liver Association 1,700 EUR Support the development of educational material for patients with Kidney Disease
Sweden Nätverket mot cancer (NMT)(Network against cancer) 24,000 SEK Financial support for arranging ”Världscancerdagen” 4 Feb 2014
Denmark Nyreforeningen 10,000 DKK Support to Nyreforeningens forskningsfond (research fund)
2013 Finland Finnish Kidney and Liver Association 1,500 CHF Support to the Nordic meeting of Kidney and Liver Associations in the Nordic countries in Sep 2013 (meeting room rental)
* The support provided by Otsuka is in no way intended as an inducement to prescribe, supply, recommend, buy or sell any products of Otsuka or any Otsuka group company, nor does Otsuka expect any favourable treatment by the institutions or any of their staff towards Otsuka personnel or representatives.

Date of preparation: January 2021 | Reference NOR-NPR-2100001

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