WHO Moves To Reduce Insulin Prices By Widening Supply
Manufacturers Asked To Join Pilot Prequalification Program
Including human insulin in the World Health Organization’s quality assurance scheme should lead to lower prices and wider availability in resource-poor regions of the world. The move has been welcomed by medicines access advocates.
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