TITLE

Policy alternatives for treatments for rare diseases

AUTHOR(S)
Panju, Abbas H.; Bell, Chaim M.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, pE787
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Policy alternatives for treatments for rare diseases," by Abbas H. Panju and Chaim M. Bell, which appeared in www.cmaj.ca. It mentions that partnership among pharmaceutical companies, clinical community, and federal government are factors needed for the development of drugs used for treating rare diseases. It adds that Canada's legislators passed Bill M-426 for the development of a national strategy to finance drugs to cure rare diseases.
ACCESSION #
55705523

 

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