Reimbursement, Vaccine Issues Dominate EU Group's Korea Concerns
Pharma-related regulatory issues are dominant in the latest annual White Paper from the EU Chamber of Commerce in Korea, accounting for 22 of the 96 concerns raised across 18 industries that will be shared with ministries. Quality of life issues around drugs for chronic disorders, risk-sharing agreements, reimbursement and vaccine policies are some of the key questions raised.
You may also be interested in...
MSD’s Global Medical Affairs Lead, Asia Pacific, Aileen Dualan, discusses in an interview with Scrip the diverse, multi-faceted HTA and reimbursement landscape for cancer therapies like Keytruda in the APAC region and progress made, among other issues.
Several innovation-based Korean bioventures, including GI Innovation, S.Biomedics and Curocell, have managed to launch IPOs in 2023 despite prolonged depressed market sentiment and tougher stock exchange rules.
A policy report by a major South Korean pharma industry association puts forward suggestions on what it will take for a new pan-government control tower to function properly.