Medical aid group MSF supports Malaysia's compulsory licensing stance


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  • Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has been facing continuous pressure from pharmaceutical companies and their political allies ever since it used compulsory licensing (CL) to gain access to generic versions of a Hepatitis C drug in 2017.

But an international organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or known as Doctors Without Borders, has stepped in to support Malaysia's position.

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