Friday, October 5, 2012

Brazil to include seven new medications in the Unified Health System (SUS) including two new drugs for hepatitis C

Over 5000 patients living with hepatitis C in Brazil will have access to two new drugs in the Unified Health System (SUS): telaprevir and boceprevir.. Price negotiations with Merck and Vertex / JNJ should complete by YE 2012 and the drugs will be included in the ITS in 2013.