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The Advancing Education on Biosimilars Act and the Ensuring Innovation Act will be looked at by the US President Joe Biden, after receiving the approval of both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The bills are aimed at lowering prescription drug costs and saving overall healthcare costs.
Aurobindo has announced the launch of generic versions of Truvada, Atripla, Minocin and Gleevec in the US. As its generics business grows in the US, Europe, Canada and the rest of the world markets, Aurobindo plans to establish itself in China. The Indian pharma company has also announced its plan to commission new facilities to serve the external market.
Medicines for Ireland has released a report focusing on the direct impact of Brexit and COVID-19 on the medicines supply chain. The association has called for long-term plans and solutions instead of temporary fixes for issues related to delays in the import and export of medicines.
Biosimilars industry stakeholders have suggested ways to enhance communication and improve the US regulatory pathway for biosimilars, as they weighed in on an interim assessment of the program for enhanced review transparency and communication in the Biosimilar User Fee Act II, ahead of the upcoming reauthorization of BsUFA for fiscal years 2023 through 2027 by the FDA.
Sandoz CEO Richard Saynor says that advances around biosimilars mean that they can offer a simple and meaningful way to help solve the “paradox” of modern healthcare in providing broader access to the latest and best treatments.
Henlius has announced plans to seeing its sales shoot up in 2020 based on three new launches.