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China Orphan Drug Reimbursement: Swift Action Needed – Former Genzyme GM

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Only 1% of 5,781 rare diseases in China have effective treatments. Facing reimbursement and infrastructure challenges, the market needs rapid action from government and industry, says Shirley Zhao, former Genzyme China general manager.

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