3Novices:China’s millions with rare diseases may finally get the drugs they need

China is set to publish its first national list of rare diseases, to guide policymakers as part of a broader overhaul to improve diagnoses and speed up drug approvals in the world’s second-largest drugs market.
Rare illnesses, by definition affecting only a small group of people, are often genetic and costly to treat or control.
But they are an increasingly significant segment of the market, and of big pharmaceutical firms’ profits. Global sales of so-called “orphan”…
May 19, 2017 at 08:54AM
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