Policy alternatives for treatments for rare diseases

Panju, Abbas H.; Bell, Chaim M.
November 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, pE787
Academic Journal
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.


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