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Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association
Transfers of Value System

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Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association – Transfers of Value System

Technologies: IIS, MVC, ASP.NET, SQL Server

Customer Profile

The Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) represents the international research based pharmaceutical industry in Ireland. Members include both manufacturers of prescription medicines and non-prescription or consumer health care medicines.

The IPHA engages with national policy so that the healthcare needs of patients are met with valued, innovative medicines.

Business Situation

In June 2013, in an effort to provide additional transparency, the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations’ (EFPIA) adopted a Disclosure Code regarding Transfers of Value to healthcare professionals and healthcare organisations for implementation in 2016. The IPHA, as a member of EFPIA, changed its Code of Practice to reflect this additional transparency. Under this revised IPHA Code, summary details of how IPHA member companies engage with and support healthcare professionals and healthcare organisations through direct or indirect financial support, or ‘Transfers of Value’, were to be made publically available.


The website was developed to allow each IPHA member company, and also some non-IPHA voluntary contributors, publish an annual report that includes:

  • Transfers of Values related to research and development;
  • Contributions to costs related to events;
  • Details of donations and grants;
  • Fees for services & consultancy.

The site allows each company to update edit and publish Transfers of Value figures made from 2015 onwards.

  • ToV Website
  • ToV Website
  • ToV Management
  • ToV Management
  • ToV Management


Disclosing the financial aspect of industry support for healthcare professionals and healthcare organisations helps assure the public that they can trust their healthcare professionals to recommend treatments or administer appropriate care based solely on clinical evidence.


"Engine Solutions have implemented a bespoke, first time, web-based public reporting solution for our Association It involves a multiplicity of high-compliance driven datasets from our globally diverse member companies and must be operationally seamless and utterly reliable at all times. Engine has delivered this requirement fully from first go-live date. A telling testimony to the work of Engine Solutions has been the low level of support calls needed by our member companies."

Oliver O'Connor | CEO
Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association