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On March 23, Pfizer Chief Executive Officer Ian Read addressed the National Press Club in a candid conversation about the current and future state of health care – including the risks of drug discovery and development, the economic contributions of the pharmaceutical industry, and barriers to affordable health care.

During the speech, he outlined a vision for stronger innovation, broader patient access and smarter regulatory reform, sharing observations and calling for improvements in the way we get cures to patients. Watch the video of his speech below:



We must create a health care system that supports innovation and provides patient access. Learn more and share this information with friends and family -- it’s up to all of us to ensure that scientific innovation and patient access remain at the center of discussion and debate around the future of the health system.