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Despite lower price of generic imatinib, overall costs for chronic myeloid leukemia remain high

Despite lower price of generic imatinib, overall costs for chronic myeloid leukemia remain high
Despite lower price of generic imatinib, overall costs for chronic myeloid leukemia remain high ORLANDO ? The price of generic imatinib has decreased substantially in the United States over the past 2 years, according to a speaker at ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition. The decline comes after steep increases in...

Look back at the decade: Generic drugs

Look back at the decade: Generic drugs
Fifteen years after it rose and went limp, the biotech sector saw a bull run of sorts In 2010, an unusual protest erupted over a still negotiated and secret free trade agreement between India and the European Union. Protesters were people living with HIV/AIDS and cancer. They saw a threat...

WHO signs MOU with International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association to promote access

WHO signs MOU with International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association to promote access
WHO signs MOU with International Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association to promote access Full access to medicines is hampered by a variety of factors. Two important barriers are high prices and regulatory issues such as long lag times in bringing medicines to market. To address these issues, Dr Tedros Adhanom...