Poorer countries can now have generic versions of cancer drug nilotinib. Photo: Shutterstock
Poorer countries can now have generic versions of cancer drug nilotinib. Photo: Shutterstock
Indonesia

Philippines, Indonesia to get life-saving cancer drug in historic licensing agreement

  • The deal sets ‘a vital precedent’, says chief of UN-backed public health organisation working to increase access to life-saving medicines in poorer countries
  • Licence for generic versions of nilotinib includes seven middle-income countries: the Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Guatemala

Poorer countries can now have generic versions of cancer drug nilotinib. Photo: Shutterstock
Poorer countries can now have generic versions of cancer drug nilotinib. Photo: Shutterstock
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