Several American healthcare providers partner to launch 20 lifesaving cancer treatments in Africa

SUB SAHARAN AFRICA – The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) has announced agreements with pharmaceutical companies Pfizer, Novartis and Mylan to expand access to 20 lifesaving cancer treatments in 26 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Purchasers are expected to save an average of 59 percent for medicines procured through the agreements. “With the rapidly growing burden of cancer in Africa, it is crucial that we improve and expand access to high-quality, affordable treatment. These agreements build on those announced in 2017 that have…

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