European Studies Help Plan A Path Forward For Value Added Medicines
Six value added medicines case studies across six European countries are featured in the latest IQVIA report for Medicines for Europe. Each of them, according to the association’s sector chair Arun Narayan, helps point to a way forward for value added medicines in Europe.
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