A man buys cancer drug Glivec at a pharmacy in a government-run hospital. Photo: Reuters A man buys cancer drug Glivec at a pharmacy in a government-run hospital. Photo: Reuters
A man buys cancer drug Glivec at a pharmacy in a government-run hospital. Photo: Reuters

Novartis drug ruling a victory for patients

Amrit Dhillon says ruling against Novartis over anti-cancer drug Glivec exposes the flaws in profit-focused business models and also patent laws

A man buys cancer drug Glivec at a pharmacy in a government-run hospital. Photo: Reuters A man buys cancer drug Glivec at a pharmacy in a government-run hospital. Photo: Reuters
A man buys cancer drug Glivec at a pharmacy in a government-run hospital. Photo: Reuters
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