REGULATORY

Japan to Establish Ecosystem to Deliver Innovative Drugs: Draft Growth Strategy

June 3, 2021
A government panel approved Japan’s draft growth strategy on June 2, calling for building a pharmaceutical ecosystem that would spark companies to create innovative new medicines and a system that would hold generic makers more responsible for quality and supplies.…

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