Greek health minister takes issue with Roche's withdrawal of cancer medicine due to mandatory, retroactive discount
Drug prices are not just a US problem. Greece’s minister of health on Tuesday expressed dismay over Roche’s decision to withdraw a cancer medicine because of a new mandatory discount imposed by the country.
Greek health minister Andreas Xanthos called the move by Switzerland-based Roche “unacceptable” and said citizens’ access to innovative medicines should not be a business decision, according to a translation of a statement released Tuesday.
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