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Malaysia wins award for access to affordable hepatitis C medicine


PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has received the Leadership Award in Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines for invoking the Sofosbuvir compulsory licence to gain access to hepatitis C medicine at an affordable price.

The Malaysian Government received the award at the Global Summit of Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines on Monday (Jan 15) in Morocco, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

   

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