PMDA Eyes More Japan-First Approvals In Access Push
Highlighting progress it has made over the past few years, Japan’s regulatory agency says it wants to raise even further the number of “Japan-first” approvals, as part of its stated mission to get safe and effective new drugs to patients more quickly.
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