For years, many patients in Italy had difficulties accessing modern biologic therapies. The lack of clear policies limited the use of biosimilars as cost-effective alternatives. Now, thanks to the persistent efforts of advocates across political and industrial sectors, these state-of-the-art therapies are available for a larger number of patients. A model story about how legislation affects health outcomes.
The Sandoz Healthcare Access Challenge (HACk) goes “beyond the pill” in supporting mobile and digital innovation driven by passionate healthcare entrepreneurs.
To ensure access to blood units for citizens in need, the government of Rwanda has implemented an innovative solution. In a partnership with a Californian start-up, drones deliver medical products in the East African country - and similar projects continue to improve outcomes for patients all over the world.
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