Globalization tangles early access programs into legal maze

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Chanice Henry

Experts have urged that legislation on early access programs needs to be tightened to protect the seriously ill Through expanded early access programs (EAPs), terminally- ill patients that fit certain criteria will be allowed access to unauthorized drugs outside of a clinical trial.These programs aim to give dying patients ethical and controlled strategic access to potentially life- saving medicines before they gain approval.  However, the lack of clarity and harmonization of regional regul...
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